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Bjørn Rørslett

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Re: An NG Meet-up to the Orkney Islands in 2017?
« Reply #15 on: September 06, 2016, 16:24:58 »
An NG event on Orkney does not prevent future events in other places in the country (or in UK) . Scotland has much to offer.

Experiences from an earlier meet-up only indicate the NG members are capable of making such events highly enjoyable. The next time might even be "better".
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Re: An NG Meet-up to the Orkney Islands in 2017?
« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2016, 16:29:07 »
If there is a desire among members to return to Scotland I would be delighted, and will help in any way I can. Orkney, Skye and the Inner/Outer Hebrides could all provide a superb experience, though all three possibilities are very different from each other.

What I don't want is to get involved in an "a is better than b is better than c" type argument. All three locations are wonderful in the right weather; I have been to them all, many times; I know them all well, and I love them equally. There are three things which have to be decided - do we want to have a second event here? where? and when? I'll try to give whatever information I can, to help members decide, but I'm not going to enter the discussion/argument myself - I'll go along with the group decision and will help to organise the event, wherever that might be.

The May 2016 event was so good, maybe it will be difficult to match. Expectations will be high, and any attempt to have a re-run might not work too well. Just a thought.

I would definitely go to Skye, not so sure I would take the time to go further afield.
Preferably out of the midge season, either in April-May (best period for god weather) or in October-ish (for colour and atmosphere)

 I can help organizing Skye if you need.
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Thomas Stellwag

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Re: An NG Meet-up to the Orkney Islands in 2017?
« Reply #17 on: September 08, 2016, 13:02:37 »
Orkney: september/october is important for my business, but if I can make it I will be in
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