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    Tony Angel
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    I was expecting in the next week or two to receive an email to say that bookings were opening for the Meeting. After last year I was determined to get it right this year by booking my flight well in advance and respond to the email promptly.

    What I get though is an email to say that it is booked up (without me even knowing that the bookings were open) !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    One extremely unhappy member..

    Tony Angel. 

    #577502
    Robin Leadbeater
    Participant

    You missed the full page ad on the back cover of the October Journal ?

    #577503
    Tony Angel
    Participant

    I received that today. I have only just opened it . Living on top of a mountain mail is not regular. I can get written proof on this as a Spanish neighbour passed it to my daughter at 1330 hours. The Post Office delivers once a week to a few farms in the area

    Why change the system without notice?..

    #577504
    Nick James
    Participant

    Tony,

    Unfortunately, as Hazel says in her email, UCL told us in August that we couldn’t use their large lecture theatre and it wasn’t possible to find a viable alternative in central London for this year’s Christmas Meeting. We are all very frustrated about this since the Christmas Meeting is always very popular. I know it is not the same but we hope to get the meeting video out as soon as possible afterwards for those that cannot attend.

    Nick.

    #577505
    Tony Angel
    Participant

    Nick.

    I appreciate what you are saying, but because the method of communicating was changed – without notice -I did not even get the chance to apply. I cannot understand why they changed the method which I was depending on. At this time of year – harvest time – when every one is out in the fields all the daylight hours, I was “lucky” to get the Journal yesterday as sometimes it can take a month for mail to get from the Post Office to me. For other people, they could have been away on holiday – or working away – for a few weeks relying on their emails to keep them up to date.

    After all the organisation and money I had put into making sure that I could attend this year I am still cheesed off.

    Tony 

    #577506
    Tony Angel
    Participant

    Nick,

    In my annoyance I forgot to thank you for the videos. I know that you put in a lot of hard work in producing these. I, along with I expect many others, really appreciate them. I have downloaded them all to watch, some of them a number of times.

    Tony.

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