Hello people, Mouse here.
I’m delighted to announce our first Christmas Coffee Morning. I hope it’s the first of many more future Christmas and other seasonal events. The Greys and our Staffs, Friends and associated Furiends will be gathering for a spot of festive coffee (and possibly breakie – I do, by the way, accept tribute in the form of a bit of bacon) at a different venue on this occasion, for reasons which will become clear.
We’ll be meeting at the Mackay Botanic Gardens Café, Lagoon Street, on 5th December at 8.30am rather than 9.30am to avoid the worst of the heat. The Staff have arranged for a table in a doggo-friendly area of the café, under cover and in the shade. Currently the booking is for 7 Staff and 5 doggos, but this can be increased or decreased as required. The nice people there are looking forward to seeing us all, as they love doggo visitors.
There is a wide menu available, and as it’s a bit earlier in the day, everyone may wish to enjoy a spot of breakfast, which looks pretty decent. Failing that, stay a bit longer and have lunch – there’s plenty of choice available!
Also, Mum has checked, and they have lactose free milk for our puppacinos, so no doggo tummies will be upset.
(Mum has also asked me to say that she is happy to produce some sort of Christmas accessory or outfit for Me if other Staff think festive costumes for the doggos are appropriate. I’m prepared to put up with something, so long as it’s not the reindeer antlers from last year… Please let her know, either by a comment below or using the email address: happygreyssocialclub(at)gmail(dot)com.)
As part of the plan, we also have the whole of the beautiful Botanic Gardens to enjoy afterwards for walkies, as it is all dog-friendly. Such an enlightened attitude compared with some other places… I expect there will be other doggos, but of course, we are Greyhounds, and must be friendly and gracious. Going forward, it would be fun to include regular walk events as part of our get-togethers, but of course it depends on the location.
This will be our final Coffee Morning for the year. Please pencil in the first one for 2022, at 8.30am on 23 January at Social Café.