Saturday, 16 November 2013

Lunching with Ladies




We are very lucky us ladies of the Bodrum peninsula: firstly because we live in such a beautiful part of the world and secondly because for the second year running, despite the downpour and clouds that were forecast for the day, the sun shone down on us as we lunched together at the Ramada Resort Hotel.  Cardigans and jackets had to be cast aside and sunglasses fished out of our bags as we abandoned our dessert dishes and headed out on to the terrace to enjoy the November sunshine.  This was the 14th annual ladies lunch; arranged as an end of season get-together for the busy working women of Bodrum to give everyone a chance to reconnect with old friends and make a few new ones.  Jane, the brains behind the day, is my daughter Esi's Godmother and this year Esi helped give out the 15 prizes for the entrance ticket raffle.  Last year I won a massage, this year my luck was in again and I'll be nipping along to the swish new AciBadem Hospital for a free check-up. I wish I had as much luck with my premium bonds.

Last year's Ladies Lunch

15 comments:

  1. You are lucky, B2B, this sounds like an excellent tradition to be establishing. Glad you had the sunshine - we're still feeling lucky as we awaken to blue skies - and like you, I could do with a bit of premium bond luck! FIngers crossed, eh?
    Axxx

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    1. We have got 3 or 4 days of summer weather back too. Lucky as it's our village tour today

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  2. That's a really good prize..well done. Although I suppose chocolates would be nicer!

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    1. Have you been to Acibadem - it's so posh I feel I have to dress up

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    2. No I haven't...haha wouldn't suit me then...nothing posh in my wardrobe!

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  3. B to B, You Bodrum ladies are so civilized - I'm jealous. What a great prize, too. Have a good checkup.

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  4. What a lovely way to spend a day and with a raffle prize to top it off. :-) I'd love the chance to shed a few layers, but not much chance with our current weather.

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  5. Sounds like a lovely way to spend some time..great idea, and good that you continue to be lucky in the raffle.

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  6. What a great idea for the local ladies. Good company, the sun shining and a raffle prize. Can't be bad!

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    1. Do you have anything like this in fethiye?

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  7. I've been waiting for my bonds to come up for twenty years. Just as well I didn't hold my breath. Nice to see Esi looking in fine fettle and the doing her bit for the ladies who lunch. We gate-crashed one year. Nobody seemed to mind! Is the AciBadem Hospital the one that was being built on the Yalikavak road last time we passed?

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