Rick and I returned from Ireland on Tuesday, and my flight to Frankfurt is on Monday. Given that one of the hardest parts of jet lag is adjusting to the time zone, I thought I should try to stay on Europe time. Normally, it takes a day to adjust per hour of time difference, and […]
I was having coffee with a friend in Ireland the other day, and he talked about someone he knew. He makes a living, well, for being Irish. At one point, I considered emigrating to Ireland. I had all the paperwork, but I didn’t go through with it because other things came through that would require […]
I was talking with Crystal Huff about getting to Helsinki, and I volunteered to put together a list of how to get to Finland for the Helsinki in 2017 Worldcon bid. After I sat down and got started, I thought it would be interesting to put the list together in a non-US-centric way, so I […]
tl;dr: Inadvertent double booking due to intermediaries (and missing that there were two bookings) resulted in attempts to overcharge us by £1350 (~$2250) for a five-night stay. On August 30, 2013, I booked a room for Loncon3 through Starwood’s reservation system for the Aloft London Excel (a Starwood hotel) at £279/night (not at the much […]
Friday morning was The Great Namaste, an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the number of people simultaneously doing yoga. Can you spot me in the pic? (I can, but I know where I was sitting. Hint: I’m on a green mat.) Early results say that we broke the record by more than […]
Where people have read my blog from in the last 30 days. …better known as: “more places in the world than I’ve been.” Humbling. Every country in the Americas except Suriname. Ten more than I’ve visited. Twenty-two countries in Africa (assuming I counted correctly), which would be nineteen more than I’ve visited (Egypt, Morocco, and […]
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Rabat, Morocco, 2011.
Taken on our day outing after Milford.