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Dusty day 2019

Postby trek007 » Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:28 pm

Dusty day 2019 will be on Sunday 14th April.
Same venue, West 5.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:46 pm

Anyone know when the Dusty day tickets are going on sale, it seems very late this year.
Unless I have missed the post somewhere?? :what?:
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby trek007 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:44 pm

Not aware that they are on sale yet. Maybe soon though.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:59 am

Well I discovered on Friday that they went on sale on the 21st of January , noone thought to put it on here for the non Facebook folk. That must be a first for ltd. :shock:
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby humboldt » Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:25 pm

FB is killing this site, sorry Cas but it is!
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:44 pm

I dont think it is fair to blame Cas John, she joined very reluctantly long after it was set up because ltd members started to chat on facebook and not on ltd. Cas is the most loyal and genuine Dusty fan you could ever wish to meet and she just wanted to keep chatting about Dusty etc. I believe she only took over its day to day postings recently and it is a well established platform regardless of who likes it or not. I am sure she will explain to you if you ask her.
I just wish ltd was as active as it was before as its my only " Dusty fix" but sadly it isnt. All the people on facebook could drop in and keep friendly with ltd posts if they chose to but it seems unlikely after all this time.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cas19 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:36 pm

Thank you Liz, thats kind of you. Indeed I was very reluctant as you know to join Fb, but it really was the only way to keep up with what was happening Dusty wise. I'd be the first to agree that it did take a lot from LTD as people just stopped posting. I try to keep things going on all sites that I am involved with.

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby humboldt » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:07 pm

Liz, I'm not blaming Cas or anyone else! I blame FB. I'm doing all I can to keep this group alive with very little support. To be honest I think that I'm obviously wasting my time.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Carole R. » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:42 pm

Unbelievably, it’s now 20 years ( March 2nd) since Dusty left us.
Who would have thought that Dusty Day, the annual celebration of her life would still be going strong ?
Dusty, definitely wouldn’t have thought it. :pensive:
I know that this years special event will be as entertaining as ever and I’m looking forward to meeting some old and new friends at West 5.
Anyone here aiming to attend? xx
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:50 pm

She would think we were all crackers but it is good that it is there for this special year. I dont like the venue and missed the last 2 but I will be there for this special one.
Its so good to have you on ltd again ! We need your sharp wit :yes:
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby trek007 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:41 pm

I may wander along!! :shock:
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Hampson » Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:07 pm

I hope to get there.

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Hampson » Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:08 pm

Cardiff Bluesgirl wrote:She would think we were all crackers but it is good that it is there for this special year. I dont like the venue and missed the last 2 but I will be there for this special one.
Its so good to have you on ltd again ! We need your sharp wit :yes:


Look forward to seeing you Liz. And everyone else of course.

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby donellac » Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:54 pm

Hi Wendy, Liz and Carole R,

I'll be at Dusty Day too.

Who else is going? Is there a plan for a meal together on the Saturday or the Sunday night?

If not I will be happy to organise it.

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby trek007 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:16 pm

I am not staying in Ealing, Donella. Will be travelling to West 5 on Sunday morning.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:35 pm

I'm only in Ealing on the day . [:)]
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby donellac » Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:15 pm

Thanks for your replies Trek and Liz.

I'm looking forward to catching up with you both and everyone on the 14th April.

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Kate » Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:13 pm

Three tickets received today. So looking forward to attending this Special Day.
Does anyone know if Madeline Bell attending this year?
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby boztiggs » Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:38 pm

We are travelling down on Friday staying at the usual premier inn for three nights, so wont be able to make Henley on the Monday which is gutting given that its a special year, but I cant leave my mum any longer than that with just carers popping in. I wasn't impressed at the cost of the hotel either, 267 quid for three nights with no breakfast! not that I ever get up for breakfast lol, and then you add in the train fares, spends, god knows how much in the auction. We would be happy to meet up with anyone there for a meal on the Saturday night before DD, or even the friday if theres anyone there. we have found that the restaurant in the hotel is more than adequate, ive never had a bad meal, however there are lots of eateries to choose from, I cant offer to organise it but would love to meet with folk who are down for a few days xx

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cas19 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:03 am

I can't make it again this year, I hope you all have the best of times, how can you fail on this special year.

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby donellac » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:05 pm

Hi Neil,

I will be arriving in Ealing on the Saturday evening. I'd love to meet with you and Jason for dinner that night. And, of course, any other fans who are planning to go to Dusty Day on Sunday.

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Michael Muccino » Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:33 am

April 14 - Would have been a great way to celebrate my birthday. Don't think I'll ever be able to make it out there, but as Franklin Roosevelt said, "Never say never!"
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby donellac » Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:48 pm

Hi Michael,

I am really sorry you can't make it to Dusty Day. I hope you will find a way to come over and visit us soon.

I must return the kind hospitality you showed to me when I visited New York in 2015!

Please save up your pennies!

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Kate » Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:02 am

Hi Everyone,
Coming to Dusty Day for the first time with friends. Unfortunately one of them cannot make it. I would be delighted to give my spare ticket to anyone who is in need. Really looking forward to the Day. Can anyone tell me what to expect?
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby boztiggs » Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:09 pm

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I wont know till I get there tomorrow who is around on the Saturday, donella it would be lovely to have dinner with you again, and carole g, and maybe a few more, who knows, I will figure it out tomorrow, looking forward to seeing people again, and sad that I wont be seeing those that cant come, this will be my first dusty day as a "sober" person, and the first one without nancy being around, if even she wasn't there, it will be bittersweet. Do you all remember travelling dusty? nancys fav image that had been laminated and she took it anywhere dusty related, well, ive made a travelling nancy which I will be taking with me wherever I go and especially dusty day itself
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby donellac » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:26 am

Hi Neil,

That is a lovely tribute to Nancy. She is very much missed by everyone who knew her. :rose:

On Saturday evening I won't get to Ealing until about 7. I will go to my Airbnb (Premier Inn too expensive!) then I will make my way up to meet you guys.

It will likely be around 8 by the time I get there. Let me know if you think that will be too late. If it is, we can always have dinner on Sunday night.

I am very much looking forward to seeing everyone.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby donellac » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:54 am

Hi Kate,

Looking forward to meeting you.

Have you checked out the Dusty Day website for details of what is happening?

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Corinna » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:12 pm

Wishing everybody a brilliant Dusty Day on Sunday! [ear]

Sorry I can't make it this year...
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby humboldt » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:55 pm

I'm surprised that as yet no one has posted their thoughts and photos of yesterdays DD! At one time LTD would have been buzzing. Changed days and 20 years on!
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Kate » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:56 pm

Big thanks to everyone who organised Dusty Day yesterday. I had a wonderful time. I’ve been a big fan of Dusty since I was a little girl back in 64 and yesterday meant a great deal to me. Seeing Julie Felix was tremendous, what a talent she still is. Simon Bell must have worked so hard and it is comforting to see that Dusty’s memory is in great hands.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:12 am

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Had a great time at Dusty day, im trying to put some pics up. It was a lovely day and a good atmosphere.
Simon worked hard to entertain us all. It was sad that was Madeline wasnt there but she spoke to us on the phone and we all sang with her as best we could.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cas19 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:12 am

Thank you Liz, I hope to see more.

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:05 pm

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:06 pm

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Carole R and Carole trek tidying the very overgrown marker. It was very cold there and some of the flowers were struggling. The red roses were wilting with the frost and of course water had gone. There wasnt a watering can there so it wasnt easy to hydrate it all. The planter was nice and the 80 flower display looked lovely.
I put the prayer message in the Church from us all at ltd etc.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cas19 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:30 pm

Looking better for your efforts Liz and gang, thank you.

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby trek007 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:37 pm

I've tried to post pictures but they are too large apparently! Always difficult to post on the site.
Nice to see me on my knees cutting grass!! Glad you didn't take one of me trying to get up Liz....lol
It was a lovely day on Sunday with a good atmosphere.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:11 am

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Thanks to Cas who downsized these pics for me as i couldnt get mine to load.
Trek with Pat, John and Neil and Carole G in the background.
Krystal Ball anx Lucy O Brien. And me at the marker.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby karen » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:40 am

Thanks for posting the pics Liz , looks like you all had a great time , sorry I couldn't be there wasn't well as you know ..and well done trek re the grass cutting at the Marker x [;)] [:)]
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby trek007 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:17 pm

Thanks for posting some photos Liz.
I will resize mine when I get home.
Can't imagine what Pat and I were talking about but it seems to be amusing! [:)]

I really enjoyed the day even though I still have backache from those stools!! [:o]
Thank you for your company Liz :note:
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cas19 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:40 am

Great pics Liz, thank you xx

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby trek007 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:14 pm

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby trek007 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:19 pm

Some more.
Got to try on the Dusty leather jacket which Wend bid for and won. Nice that Liz brought it back to DD to be auctioned again.
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby trek007 » Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:38 am

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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:33 pm

Nice pics Trek. Glad you got to see the jacket. I wonder if Wend has taken it off yet [:D]
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Re: Dusty day 2019

Postby karen » Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:46 am

Thanks for the pics trek , all enjoyed the day , I did miss being there , and yes Wend definitely happy with the jacket , you too it seems . [;)] [:)]
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