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Friends thread - London

(79 Posts)
blackopium Mon 02-Jan-17 17:39:51

Empress13 had this brilliant idea to start regional threads for all those looking to make new friends, as a part of NY resolutions or otherwise smile
this is the original thread:

I am in London and I would love to make some decent friends this year smile

gunnergirl Mon 02-Jan-17 18:00:30

Same here I'm single parent in north london 47 would like to meet some new peoplex

Bant Mon 02-Jan-17 18:11:50

I'd recommend starting a Meetup group or something, rather than just posting on here - for security and traceability.

There are lots of oddballs on the Internet

pringlecat Mon 02-Jan-17 18:20:15

Also, if you start a Meetup group, you're less likely to have a Daily Mail journalist tag along and write a story about you. Just sayin'. wink

MatildaTheCat Mon 02-Jan-17 18:25:45

I met a friend today for coffee who I met on here. She lives thousands of miles away and we only meet very occasionally in RL but we get on really well.

So it can work.

blackopium Mon 02-Jan-17 18:26:02

daily mail journalist on mumsnet? shock

Ricekrispiesquare Mon 02-Jan-17 20:10:06

All the time!

Hello I'm joining the thread regardless!

Howlongtilldinner Mon 02-Jan-17 20:44:40

I'm not actually in London but not far from it either! 55 years younggrin..I'm in!

poohsticks13 Mon 02-Jan-17 21:04:24

I'd like to join please!
I live in Londonsmile

blackopium Mon 02-Jan-17 21:09:23

yaay, so theres few of us already! I am seriously considering to start a meet up group for us, whatcha think?

Yoksha Mon 02-Jan-17 21:10:13

I'd like to join up. I'm NW & 59 a young 59 I'll have you know.

RobinSnood Mon 02-Jan-17 22:05:22

I'm in London. Not actually a mum. Happy to meet up smile

blackopium Mon 02-Jan-17 22:07:08

RobinSnood I am not a mum either, I'm glad I'm not the only one smile

OurMiracle1106 Mon 02-Jan-17 22:08:41

I'm in London. Late 20's.

AmberNectarine Mon 02-Jan-17 22:09:44

I'm in London and I'll be anyone's friend smile

Bant Mon 02-Jan-17 22:16:29

Can I suggest a Facebook or whatsapp group first or something?

Seriously, that way it's still relatively private and people can be ejected if they're weird.

I won't join, as I'm a bloke and that would be odd in a group of mums, but really, this is open to any Tom, dick or Harry, so there needs to be some level of security first before everyone happily rocks up to a coffee shop

QuarterMileAtATime Mon 02-Jan-17 22:16:39

I'm in London (SW). smile Early 30s. Still getting used to having time to myself at the weekends while DC are with their dad!

ghostspirit Mon 02-Jan-17 22:20:43

I'm in southeast london smile

blackopium Mon 02-Jan-17 22:36:14

Bant FB group is a good idea, thanks!
you are more than welcome to join in, its a friends group not mums only, I'm not a mum and I think there are some ladies here who arent either

Yoksha Mon 02-Jan-17 22:53:37

Ah! Just realised it's
London. Soz guys.confused

blackopium Mon 02-Jan-17 22:56:53

oh thought you were NW London Yoksha grin

EstelleRoberts Tue 03-Jan-17 02:32:37

Can I join? Early forties, SW London. Not on FB, though.

buzzpopprince Tue 03-Jan-17 02:36:05

Yes please! Am 39, from North London

RobinSnood Tue 03-Jan-17 07:07:56

How do you want to organise it? Happy to exchange numbers via PM, or could just meet up somewhere central/fairly busy?

ImprovisingNow Tue 03-Jan-17 07:47:31

Great idea, count me in. I'm a single parent mid fifties living in central London.

Happy to make contact via PM as there are just a few of us.

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