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Sunday Pub Lunch, Gatehead
Sun 14th Feb 2016
organised by Central Scotland

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Sunday Pub Lunch, Gatehead

Sunday 14th February 2016

It was a lovely dry, but chilly day with a clear blue sky, perfect for roof down driving with heater on full blast, at least for the half a dozen MX-5s in the car park, when 28 eager diners turned up at the Cochrane Inn, Gatehead for a Valentines Day Sunday lunch. The pub was very busy but we had a reserved area at the far end of the restaurant next to a roaring fire. Food and drink orders were taken very efficiently by the friendly staff, and soon we were all tucking into very tasty food and enjoying lively chat.
Passing round the tables to check that everyone was happy it soon became apparent that all were looking forward to joining in the events planned for 2016. You might even be lucky to spot Eddie ‘Van Dick’ with his twiddly moustache sporting a new MX-5 skip cap if his communications with national club are successful. Ask Eddie for further info on this if you dare!
I also handed out a number of our new Central Scotland door magnets and Alan rushed out to fit his to Rosie’s very smart Mini Cooper S as he couldn’t wait to see what they looked like.
The afternoon passed very quickly and we were soon out in the car park saying farewells and waving off the brave few with roofs down before setting off for home.
A lovely day out was had and thanks to Marcia and Raymond for organising a great venue and weather.

Drew & Ali

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14th Feb 2016 20:02 :: Jacqueline & Ian
Excellent lunch and great to catch up with everyone again. Thanks to Marcia for arranging it for us, such a shame Raymond couldn't make it.

14th Feb 2016 20:12 :: Carol & Evan
Good lunch, good company,good turnout. Nice to catch up with everyone again. Many thanks to Marcia for arranging it.

14th Feb 2016 20:13 :: Alan & Rosie
Thanks to Marcia for  arranging an excellent lunch lunch. It was really good to see everyone again.

14th Feb 2016 20:23 :: Ali & Drew
Superb lunch and company. Thanks everyone for a  great day.

14th Feb 2016 22:36 :: Jim and Maria
Another very enjoyable lunch in good company. Thanks to Marcia for organising and to everyone who attended.

15th Feb 2016 11:09 :: Tom and Anne
Enjoyed our lunch and company very much. Lovely to see everyone. Thanks Marcia for organising.

15th Feb 2016 12:28 :: Wattie97
Another great lunch staff are very friendly. Nice to meet up with everyone again. Well done Marcia.

15th Feb 2016 12:45 :: Steven & Dawn
We would both like to say a huge thanks to Marcia (& Raymond) for organizing a very enjoyable lunch. Great food, great company & the weather wasn't too bad either. Credit to the staff as well that looked after us.

16th Feb 2016 10:02 :: Marcia
Many thanks to everyone for going to the Cochrane Inn. I'm glad that you all enjoyed your meal & it was good to catch up with everyone again. C u all for the fish n chip run ;~)

17th Feb 2016 17:10 :: Margaret & David
Great food and company as usual.  Thanks to Marcia for organising, see you all soon.

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