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2017:

Lunch Month Venue
Quote
128 January
The Carlingford Bowling Club
''...who knows the way..."
129 February Doyles on the Wharf
"...condemned as alien..."
130 MarchBlues Point Hotel
''...don't end up being looked up..."
131 April Mt Victoria
"...try to walk with them."
132 MaySydney Rowers - Abbortsford
"...dark shadows on the earth..."
133 JuneUnion Hotel - Newtown
"A person could be fooled..."
134 JulyOlympic Park
"...a considerable height..."
135 AugustDooley's Lidcombe
"...outside the Pearly gates..."
136 September

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2016:

Lunch Month Venue Quote
116 January
The Epping Club
'...in that ditch...'
117
February Hawkesbury River Marina
' ...bland degeneration'
118 MarchThe Fiddler, Rouse Hill '...nothing at all to grumble at.'
119 April Kirribilli Club
' ...born in a cellar'
120 May Windsor Arms
'...the yellow brick road.'
121 JuneHugos Manly
'We salute you.'
122
JulyBankstown Sports Club
'A quaking bog in a mist.'
123
AugustPymble Hotel
'...fern and flower...'
124
SeptemberGreengate Hotel
'...and highest there that grew.'
125
OctoberKurnell Sports Club
'...not as well known.'
126
NovemberMacquarie Hotel Liverpool
'...reconcile the poles...'
127
DecemberLa Renaissance Patisserie and Café '...rocks beset the channel...'

2015:

104 January
North Bondi RSL Club
'The greatest risk...'
105 February Botany Golf Club 'Give me an elephant...'
106MarchHornsby RSL' caution is required '
107 April Avalon RSL
' ...a hand on your hip. '
108May Coogee Pavilion' ...a frown on my face.'
109JuneDrummoyne Sailing Club' ...a series of steps. '
110JulyBoatshed Cafe and Bar'...life is a giant adventure '
111AugustBardwell Valley Golf Club
'...clefts in the rocks... '
112SeptemberNorthbridge Golf Club' ...if a blade of grass springing up'
113OctoberZaaffran Restaurant
'...my last word could be 'end quote'.
114NovemberCampbelltown RSL
'...a Tharawal leader...'
115December Cedrus Lebanese Restaurant 'This is a mad age... '

2014:

Lunch Month Venue Quote
092 January Fish market which is the stone? '
093 February Patonga
' which is troublesome '
094MarchSailors Club Rose Bay' unclad and incomplete'
095 April Chowder Bay Road Cafe ' save some there for me'
096MayGordon Golf Club'...until you can find a rock.'
097JuneThe Brewery, Newcatle'A well spent day...'
098JulyWakehurst Golf Club'...it is better to walk uphill...'
099AugustWaterfront Cafe, Church Point'This paper...'
100SeptemberOliveto, Rhodes'...may tell a hundred.'
101October
UTS Haberfield Rowing Club
'... under an umbrella.'
102 November Watsons Bay Hotel
' Anything for a quiet life...'
103 December Kauri Foreshore Hotel
'To be seventy years young...'

2013:

Lunch Month Venue Quote
080 January Campbelltown Golf Club ' the privileges of age '
081 February Shellharbour Beach Hotel ' The childhood in man '
082MarchMassey Park Golf Club' thou stumble not  '
083 April Mona Vale Golf Club ' We see the signs '
084May Illawarra Brewery' You have to step up '
085JuneRipples Pyrmont' Deep into that darkness peering '
086JulyCoogee Legion Club'Never look backwards...  '
087AugustCentral Coast Leagues'They do not see'
088SeptemberLugarno Seafood Restuarant' we must step up the stairs'
089OctoberTerrigal Hotel' A stubble man'
090NovemberThe Bradbury' Their inward significance '
091DecemberHelm Bar'Up a tree'

2012:

Lunch Month Venue Quote
068 January Sydney Flying Squad 'It's a bomb'
069 February Clovelly Hotel 'We don't dress well '
070MarchWoy Woy Bowling Club'the thrill of the hunt '
071 April Beaches Hotel Thirroul 'dark clouds shining '
072May Ettalong Beach Club'Your Mountain is waiting'
073JuneOcean View Tavern'Trespassing'
074JulyOpera Bar'Art has made us men '
075AugustWoronora RSL'Life is like a coin'
076SeptemberDooley's Waterfront'keep looking'
077OctoberGosford Sailing Club'The bars are awash'
078NovemberKyeemagh RSL' A Truck '
079DecemberPutney Bowling Club
' I'm searching '

2011:

Lunch Month Venue Quote
056 January Davistown RSL  At the age of sixty it is too late
057 February Lord Nelson Hotel Really large numbers of men
058MarchScarborough HotelFulfill your destiny
059 April The Island Bar Cockatoo Island   a brother sailor
060MayCommodore Hoteltax that fellow behind the tree
061JuneParramatta Leaguesdon't fall out of the cart
062JulyNewtown Jets Sports Clubit raineth on the just
063AugustHarbord Beach HotelI'm androgynous
064SeptemberSt George Sailing Club I want to jump
065OctoberMooney Mooney ClubEverything falls into place
066NovemberMalabar RSL  ClubFlowers scare me
067DecemberNovotel Manly Pacifican old age serene and bright

2010:

Lunch Month Venue Quote
044 January Kirribilli Club Cities he saw
045 February St George Rowers Bend in the creek
046MarchBundeena RSLWater unbounded
047 April Narrabeen Sands Hotel
Sand in your shoe
048MayNorthies Pub CronullaNothing but sand
049JuneHarbour View HotelDouble Cross that Bridge
050JulyBondi Icebergs
Gross National Happiness
051AugustSydney Flying SquadronBlood on the decks
052SeptemberBrighton Novotel and RSL ClubNature's Kidneys
053OctoberGreenwood HotelLooking the wrong way
054NovemberSurf Rock Hotel Collaroy
Abhoring a Vacuum
055DecemberCoogee Bay Hotel More Stupid than a hat

2009:

Lunch Month Venue Quote
032 January Bungalow8, King Street Wharf Restricted adventures
033 February Cronulla  RSL Club
God's Graffiti
034MarchBrooklyn MarinaMessing about in boats
035 April Hunters Hill Hotel To the highlands bound
036MayWisemans Ferry Bowling Club
Cold weather and crafty knaves
037JuneMaroubra SealsCircuitous Wanderer
038JulyPyrmont Bridge HotelCommonly better company
039AugustNorth Ryde RSLBridges made for wise men
040SeptemberNepean Rowing ClubUp the river and o'er the lea
041OctoberBayview Hotel Woy WoyOne vacant chair
042NovemberNorth Bondi RSLReflections in the mirror of art
043DecemberFloyd's Northbridge HotelWilderness and Wet

2008:

Lunch Month Venue Quote
021 January Georges River Sailing Club The warm south
022 February Mosman Club But is it art?
023 April Double Bay Sailing Club Renewing a weary spirit
024MayPalm Beach Golf Club Averaging me
025JuneComo Hotela cautious and sour countenance
026JulyCollaroy Services Beach ClubThe art of leadership
027AugustBrighton Fishermen's Club A Fine Line
028SeptemberManly Skiff ClubFive miles a day
029OctoberDocks Hotel, Darling HarbourDo  what you like
030NovemberClub Rose BayYou don't have to get old
031DecemberMiddle Harbour Yacht ClubI shall return

2007:

Lunch Month Venue Quote
010 February Mosman Rowers Club Hat and wig
011 March Sydney Rowing Club Gray skies
012 April Long Reef Golf Club A good walk spoiled
013 May Haberfield UTS Rowing Club David and all the Saints
014 June Harbord Diggers Club Sit and drink with me
015 July St George Motor Boat Club Codger called Smutty
016 August North Sydney Club St Ives kind of person
017 September Wolloomooloo Bay Hotel Faded beauty
018 October Steyne Hotel Manly Firm discipline may be necessary
019 November Drummoyne Rowers Club Five reasons we should drink
020 December Kirribilli Club Kept in the dark

2006:

Lunch Month Venue Quote
001 February Bondi Icebergs An age of ease
002 March Watsons Bay Hotel What age would crave
003 April Mosman Rowers Club Tho' we're very old
004 July Drummoyne Sailing Club An old pedigree
005 August Manly Wharf Hotel Black sheep in the flock
006 September Woolwich Pier Hotel Never want a tale
007 October Yarra Bay Sailing Club Hot and rebellious liquors
008 November Waverton Bowling Club Engendering Wisdom
009 December Newport Arms Hotel Shocking Bad hats