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02 May 2015 @ 04:45 pm
Free Comic Book Day  

Ireland isn’t doing very well at spring this year. There was a week of warm afternoons a couple of weeks ago, and it’s been clear a lot, but quite cold. Today it seems to have moved directly into November, with wind and rain and 6°-that-feels-like-0° temperatures.

On top of that, there’s a 48 hour bus strike going on in Dublin this weekend. However, it’s Free Comic Book Day, so I was determined that we were going to Get Out, and so Young Indiana and I went forth to have an Adventure In The Rain.

We exhausted ourselves, actually, hitting two comic shops, going out to lunch, meandering through one of the shopping centres to have a go on several of the coin-operated rides, and finishing up at Chapters Bookstore before staggering (well, taxi-ing) home.

Indy enjoys a drink at Lemon Jelly, our go-to restaurant in Dublin city centre:
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Indy and his friend Peter, also known as “Cutie Waiter,” who is the reason Lemon Jelly is our go-to restaurant in Dublin city centre… :) (We referred to Lemon Jelly as “Cutie Waiter’s” for a long time, before we learned Peter’s name. :))
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Ride ’em, cowboy!
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There’s a new Cinderella’s coach ride at the Ilac Centre!
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Indy climbed into the coach, then took my hand and kissed it, “because that’s what Prince Charming does!” OMG. ♥ :)
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There’s also a pic of him actually with his free comic book, but I’m waiting for the lads at SubCity to post it. :)

Anyway, we were knackered by the time we got home, but we had a pretty great Adventure In The Rain.

(x-posted from The Essential Kit)

 
 
 
Geek of Weird Shit: sensualgows on May 2nd, 2015 07:34 pm (UTC)
Cutie Waiter is a cutie indeed!
Deborah Blakedeborahblakehps on May 3rd, 2015 01:40 am (UTC)
Please pass the waiter...

And it looks like a lovely day.
Kari Sperringla_marquise_de_ on May 4th, 2015 01:52 pm (UTC)
That looks like a fun but tiring day. I hope you got to put your feet up afterwards.
sophielandonsophielandon on May 4th, 2015 02:27 pm (UTC)
Such a beautiful--and beautifully delighted--kid!
Alix (Tersa): Toast---silly tongue (tersa)tersa on May 4th, 2015 04:38 pm (UTC)
Wool hat and a rubber raincoat. Sounds legit for November. :)

I hope it warms up there for you soon!