Simin had a great idea the other day; Would it not be nice to have a Potluck dinner with the members of the Skills Exchange?
I was so pleased she came up with this as over the years I have found that having these social events are great for getting to know each other and starting conversations and ways to help.
So yesterday evening at 7.30 the door knocker became busier than ever.
Glo came with some tasty pears in amaretto
Paola followed swiftly with an Italian Broccoli bake
Eileen and Francis brought a juicy apple pie
Jorge and Angela surprised us with a Colombian rice pudding
The Simin presented us with a huge pan with Iranian rice
Agi arrived with a steaming pan of Hungarian bean soup (perfect for a cold night)
Pavlina made a lovely salmon and leek pie
Electra, our newest member popped in with a Stollen
Simone with an amazing fat free Chocolate cake and
Louise made an eyecatching plum tart (not only eyecatching but delicious)
At the end Michael came who managed to eat the leftovers and organised an accupuncture session with Pavlina, promised to go to Glo's and to get down the Christmas decorations from the loft and one day next week have a life coaching session with her.
Electra mentioned that she had a chain saw, I could not help seeing the glee in Eileen's eyes,so won't be surprised if those two will meet soon.
Louise is planning to earn some gems doing a Christmas star making session so she can have a decluttering session from Glo or myself.
Pavlina would like to have a group gardening outing, so a few of us might be seen in their garden soon.
The evening was lovely, food delicious and more local friends made. PERFECT