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We were MOS-ed today!
Sun 20-Feb-11
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Danny
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Fiona and I were standing in the kitchen this afternoon when there was a quiet rap of knuckles on the door. F went to open it. At the very same moment - Lord knows how - I thought "MOS".

There he stood, in all his glory, the fabled MOS. Mrs MOS was politely waiting in the car on the road outside. MOS did not require a second bidding to park up in our driveway and drag Mrs M in for a cuppa.

What a laugh we had! The MOSses are great company, I can tell you. They had been to nearby Bury St Edmunds on A Mission and thankfully had taken the time and effort to find the Cottage (on a blind bend, behind narrow pillars). It took MOS quite a while to identify our place, apparently, but we are so pleased that he persisted and eventually knocked on our door. Great timing too because five minutes later and F would have been absent, to do the weekly shop.

Their visit reignited our desire to make a meet-up happen this summer. It was such a pleasure to meet them. Really great people, and we would never have met them had it not been for the blog and forum.

If we all do meet up, ask MOS the meaning of a "nautical hour" and ask Mrs M how she responds to customers who ask "do you know who I am?". Especially the larger variety of male!

Thanks a million, MOSes. We are still buzzing and laughing at your tales. cheers

 

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Sun 20-Feb-11
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wave  Sounds like you had a wonderful afternoon,  full of laughter and fun.  Just what we all need.  big_hug   Glad you took the time to find the cottage MOS.   smile

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Sun 20-Feb-11
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We did

with a rough idea of where they were and the will to succeed and as we were collecting our latest ebay purchase from Bury St Edmond's,it seemed a shame to let the opportunity slip by .

and glad we are too ,,, WE had a really warm welcome and enjoyed a really great(if only a little short) natter ,it was nice to make the characters of Danny and Fiona into real people ,and real people they are .real people who live real lives ,in a lovely village .we met the dogs and eventually slowed them down long enough to have a stroke (they are like whirling dervishes )that's the dogs not Danny and Fiona big_laugh.

And Danny is right we should all get together for the great BUN fight it woul;d be great to make everyone into real people ,and not just words on a screen ,

the forumites we have met so-far have whetted our appetite to meet more ,i hope we can all meet this summer and make all our forum friends into real people .

otherwise we will have to just keep trawling the country to find everyone .

lock your doors YOU MAY BE NEXT  wavethe MOS's

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Mon 21-Feb-11
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MOS said:

lock your doors YOU MAY BE NEXT  wavethe MOS's


My doors are always open to family but I suppose I better start checking the daily passenger lists for arrivals in Sofia....eeekeeek

Well done you for digging them out....big_hug

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Mon 21-Feb-11
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How lovely, I'm glad you all had a good time.  I've just read Fiona's article in Amateur Gardening and would love to meet her and Danny, they're an inspiration.

I've been a member of a few caravan forums for a number of years and have met and made some really good friends that way.  There are some lovely, kind, generous and helpful people around. big_hug

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Mon 21-Feb-11
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Sooliz said:

I've been a member of a few caravan forums for a number of years and have met and made some really good friends that way.  There are some lovely, kind, generous and helpful people around. big_hug


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Mon 21-Feb-11
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MOS said:

lock your doors YOU MAY BE NEXT  wavethe MOS's


Go for it!!!!

Well Done welldone MOS & Mrs MOS, for finding your way to two very special people.

Sounds like you had a great time.

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Just make your absence felt"
Mon 21-Feb-11
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What a wonderful way to be surprised on a Sunday!  So wish I could have been there.  Well done the MOS family.  Good to know that Danny is still around too...

I'll try that again!

Mon 21-Feb-11
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Excellent.

 

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Mon 21-Feb-11
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ep said:

MOS said:

lock your doors YOU MAY BE NEXT  wavethe MOS's


My doors are always open to family but I suppose I better start checking the daily passenger lists for arrivals in Sofia....eeekeeek
 

Well done you for digging them out....big_hug


 

And I suppose I have to check out the Riga flights eeekeeek
Although I will jump out of my skin if there is a gentle rap on our kitchen window, we are on the third floor (seconf floor english eeek)
Glad to hear you all had a good time toocheers

Mon 21-Feb-11
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JoannaS said:

Although I will jump out of my skin if there is a gentle rap on our kitchen window, we are on the third floor (seconf floor english eeek)


Rumour has it he's quite tall.......and will even resort to stilts....  if he has to....just for the surprise element..........big_laughbig_laugh

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Mon 21-Feb-11
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Oh boy that's scary surprisedeeek

Mon 21-Feb-11
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ep said:

JoannaS said:

Although I will jump out of my skin if there is a gentle rap on our kitchen window, we are on the third floor (seconf floor english eeek)


Rumour has it he's quite tall.......and will even resort to stilts....  if he has to....just for the surprise element..........big_laughbig_laugh

 

OY you said we could keep the stilt incident a secret ,it wasn't my fault i was tricked into it by the belly dancer and the welsh PVC clad nurse with the naughty phrase book .

and i have false papers so i can slip in undetected wink

what was the name of that airport again whistle

MOS xx

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Mon 21-Feb-11
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I can think of scarier things...like 33% tax....thank goodness for retirement.......whistlewhistle

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Tue 22-Feb-11
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No come on ep surely the tax was more than that in Sweden whistle.

MOS I am seriously worried noweeek

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