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Re: [Melbourne-Writers-Meetup-Group] Update

From: James
Sent on: Sunday, August 15, 2010 12:31 PM
Hi,

If the meeting is kept central, that is in Melbourne cbd, it would
be great. Some writers from Melbourne's south east find a central
cbd location handy,

thanks,
Jim.

On 8/15/10, Iain Hamilton McLean <[address removed]> wrote:
> I know of one place that fits most of the requirements - but it's in
> Port Melbourne and not exactly the CBD but only a ten minute walk away...
>
> The Sloaney Pony.
>
> It has a few sofas, an area for seated dining, is light and not too loud
> but the bar isn't what I'd call cheap. On Sundays they have a cool house
> band in the afternoon.
>
> I think for it to be a good position we should focus on the city as all
> trams end there so for folks in the south and folks in the north it's
> easily accessible.
>
> *Iain H. McLean*
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> On 15/08/[masked]:05 AM, JM wrote:
>>
>> I suggest Pugg Mahones in Carlton, though that's not exactly CBD. It's
>> easy enough to get to by tram, is a nice warm Irish pub with no
>> pokies, the staff are always heaps of fun, plenty of variety on tap,
>> beautiful food, weekly specials and on Friday nights they have free
>> finger food about 6ish. There are also different seating arrangements
>> (booths, small tables, at the bar, etc) for whatever flows best. I've
>> written many pages sitting at their bar.
>>
>> Something closer in... Mrs. Parmas, perhaps. Close to Parliament
>> Station. Plenty on tap from local breweries, a guarantee of no
>> hangovers from what they sell, not sure on the food prices or
>> availability of finger food... The seating would be decent for smaller
>> groups and moving around.
>>
>> Jaime
>>
>> *From:* [address removed]
>> [mailto:[address removed]] *On Behalf
>> Of *Iain Hamilton McLean
>> *Sent:* Saturday, 14 August[masked]:33 PM
>> *To:* [address removed]
>> *Subject:* [Melbourne-Writers-M­eetup-Group] Update
>>
>> Hello.
>>
>> I hope you're all in good health and have survived the winter virus
>> sharing that has been happening over the past few weeks. Sometimes
>> sharing is a bad thing. Recently Meri made Jules and I co-organizers
>> of the group in an effort to help her out because her new business is
>> going from strength to strength thus eating up a lot of her time.
>>
>> Right now Jules is otherwise engaged with business in the US so I
>> guess it's down to me for the time being to shake a stick and see
>> what's happening with you all.
>>
>> Meri suggested that we should perhaps have a social meetup first in
>> the CBD to get things going again. After that we'll be looking at
>> getting a monthly meeting going and trying to actively support each
>> other's work via readings et cetra.
>>
>> Fire back all your thoughts and suggestions to the group and with a
>> bit of luck, by the end of the week we'll have a time, date and place
>> where we'll reconvene. Somewhere warm I think. With fine ales. And
>> finger food (perhaps)?
>>
>> AFN
>>
>> Iain.
>>
>>
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