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Old 15-10-2018, 05:58 PM
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Bretti November New Moon Astro-campover

Just putting it out there again for anyone interested in a few days at Bretti this November.
All Welcome.
No experience necessary.

[Bretti Reserve is a NSW Free Camp site with plenty of room and dark skies.
30k North of Gloucester (the nearest town of any size).
It is camping, so facilities are few. Drop toilets, several covered picnic tables, 2 rivers (Manning and Barnard) provide cooling swims and wash water (not recommended for drinking). BYO everything else.]

New moon is Thursday 8th November. That gives us over three weeks to organise time off with bosses or partners. (or invite them too).

I probably would look to arriving Wednesday 7th. Departing sometime on the weekend 10-11). Come for a week, or come for a night. It's completely informal.

Due to consistent poor weather around New Moons, it has been well over 12 months since we last managed a Bretti stayover. This may be the last chance before the weather gets too hot.

Weather dependant of course.

Expressions of "cautiously interested" sought.

(not much to do during days, may look to organise a golf day at Gloucester if anyone interested)
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Old 15-10-2018, 06:12 PM
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Old 15-10-2018, 06:13 PM
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Expressions of "cautiously interested" sought.

Hi Allan,

You're speaking my language! Here is one cautiously interested!


Hi Geoff,

Haven't seen you in many a moon, full or otherwise!
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Old 15-10-2018, 11:32 PM
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hi Shane

hopefully that situation will change next month

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Old 16-10-2018, 04:38 PM
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Yep...'Cautiously Interested"
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Old 23-10-2018, 06:55 PM
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Looks good, Im planning 5/6 to the 9th.
Desparate to have a break.
Looking forward to clear week.
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Old 23-10-2018, 07:29 PM
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i don't care if it rains all week!


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Old 25-10-2018, 11:13 AM
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I think I'm with Geoff on this one. Just the chance to get away right now sounds perfect.

Got my reclining chair at the ready...
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Old 28-10-2018, 08:59 AM
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The owl's latest weather forecast is looking good!!!!

http://weather.gtbonline.com.au/index.php/7timer-bretti

register your interest ...and...
cross your fingers

Edit: weather now changeable. what were the chances...
oh well still cautiously optimistic

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Old 29-10-2018, 06:43 AM
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I can't pick a winner!!

We're off to NZ and cruising back, leaving early on 10th. Timing too tight for me. Looks like we'll have to meet up sometime in the new year.

BTW - went to Qld visiting friends and the GC600 last week - if you know how that ended up, with my luck I'm probably doing you all a favour and taking the weather with me to the long white clouds.

Good luck, good viewing and have fun.
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Old 29-10-2018, 11:38 AM
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Either way, Wayne, it sounds like a nice trip.

If you decide to risk the trip, I'm sure there will be a spot reserved for you on the grass.
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It is looking like lousy weather again for next week. Can we ever get a break from all this #$@^ing cloud.
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i am going hail, rain or shine

i just have to get away

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It is looking like lousy weather again for next week. Can we ever get a break from all this #$@^ing cloud.
Yep. Every day it seems to get worse.
Hardly seems to be worth the effort at the moment.
Clouds, rain, storms, temperature high 30's, high humidity.
To quote Robin Williams:
"It's gonna be hot and wet! That's nice if you're with a lady, but it ain't no good if you're in the jungle."
According to 7timer, the 1pm temperatures Mon to Fri: 36; 38; 35; 8; 22. _

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Apologies all but I can't make it this time even if weather is favourable.

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i am going hail, rain or shine

i just have to get away

geoff

Im with you.
Planning to get there monday.
Cheers!
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Old 03-11-2018, 12:08 PM
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According to 7timer, the 1pm temperatures Mon to Fri: 36; 38; 35; 8; 22. _
Eight degrees on Thursday?????? Too cold for me.LOL
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Eight degrees on Thursday?????? Too cold for me.LOL
7 timer says 20 now.

So what's your plan Rick?
I am still cautiously considering some time there.
(especially if Geoff and Jakob are definites)
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Old 04-11-2018, 01:35 PM
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i have a plumber coming to-morrow, if he does'nt charge me an arm and two legs, i am a definite


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I think I will give it a miss this time guys. Now have family arriving on my doorstep for a funeral service later this week. Sorry for such late notice but ..it happens as usual. Next time for sure. Thursday night looks good.
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