"...like you do."
"...not that there's anything wrong with that."
"...not that I judge."
29 March 2006: Leave JFK
30 March 2006: Arrive Heathrow. Train, etc., to Lymington. Eat something. Die in a heap.
31 March 2006: Play dancing Bear for silme's students.
1 April 2006: Train to London. Write on train? Lunch with fjm, mevennen, coalescent, et al. After lunch, trek to Cambridge (the Madeleine) with mevennen, there to soak in the culture.
2 April 2006: Cambridge with mevennen (Corpus Christi) and possibly some sort of a gathering for lunch? Train back to Lymington. Potentially more writing on train. (Why yes, I do have June and August deadlines. How nice of you to notice.)
3 April 2006: Stratford? Oh look, more time on the train. Meet katallen?
4 April 2006: Isle of Wight? Stratford again? Optional: die in a heap if I can't bear the train rides.
5 April 2006: London. Deptford: St. Nicholas Churchyard (New Cross Station) George Inn, Rose, Globe, etc. (Southwark Station) (train. write.)
6 April 2006: London. British Library. (Euston Sq. Station) lunch with oursin. British Museum? St. Paul's, Newgate, Blackfriars. Etc. London proper. (Pick a tube station, any tube station) (train. write.)
7 April 2006: London. National Portrait Gallery (YAY!) (Charing Cross Station) Westminster (Westminster Staton) 5:30-ish signing at Forbidden Planet. (train. write.)
8 April 2006: London. Lunch with friends wnlj. Tower of London. (Tower Hill Station) Shoreditch (Shoreditch Station) (train. write. memo: bring two notebooks and extra ink)
9 April 2006: Die. In a heap. Again.
10 April 2006: Canterbury. (brisingamen (& peake?) )
11 April 2006: Canterbury. (brisingamen (& peake?) )
12 April 2006: Unscheduled day. Heap dying optional.
13 April 2006: silme & household return. Possibility of Stratford in the evening.
14 April 2006: Ryanair puddle jumper flight to Glasgow (remember to pack auxiliary helium bags, just in case.) Check in to youth hostile.
15 April 2006: Glasgow! Eastercon! Lose BSFA short fiction award (to Kelly?)
16 April 2006: Ryanair puddle jumper flight back to Bournemouth (remember to pack auxiliary helium bags, just in case.)
17 April 2006: Go the hell home.
Okay. I think it's a plan. If I were actually touristing, I'd take a Ripper tour or something, but I can't see how to fit that in.