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It is actually the kiss of death to start a meet-up thread for us lot, isn't it?

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LittleOtik Mon 05-Oct-09 13:59:59

So I'm not going to.

However we've just moved to the Shotley Peninsula and I'm starting to find my way around - I would love to hear some ideas for places to take the kids to keep them entertained (DDs aged 3 and 9 months) especially when it's tipping down with rain, like today.

Oh, and if anyone fancies meeting up for a coffee... etc

LittleOtik Mon 05-Oct-09 19:00:05

[distant sound of tumbleweed sweeping over the lonely Orwell mud]

LittleOtik Wed 07-Oct-09 10:29:40

Another attempt to bump this. I'd like to pretend it's my last attempt but I expect I'll do the same again in about, oh, 10 minutes.

shoptilidrop Sat 10-Oct-09 17:48:49

lol - seen your other thread, have replied... ill meet up with you ;)

allaboutme Sat 10-Oct-09 18:41:23

hello, i replied on your other thread too smile

MrsBiscuit Mon 12-Oct-09 07:54:05

Hello, we've been up in Suffolk for just over a year now so I can give you some pointers on where to go, though we're about 25-30 mins from Ipswich (in a village near Stowmarket). But have car, will travel grin.

I'm not working at the moment so fairly free to meet up for coffee.....

LittleOtik Tue 13-Oct-09 11:31:58

Hello MrsB. I'd love some pointers on where to go! And to meet up if you fancy it. I started another thread too, under meet-ups, which has had a couple of replies.

Have you made new friends in the year you've been here?

MrsBiscuit Tue 13-Oct-09 18:02:47

I'll reply on the other thread about meeting up....

As for friends, we made a lucky choice in the village we moved to - it's got a thriving toddler group, linked to the local primary school and I made friends with some of the mums there. From tentative meetups initially, they've evolved into quite good friendships.

I've had to be more outgoing than I am naturally, and make more of an effort to arrange outings etc, but I suppose that's natural when you move somewhere new.

Are there any local playgroups where you are?

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