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15 August 2008 @ 09:59 am
Blast.  

I have not gotten travel grant money for my proposed trip to London and FantasyCon, which means I’m only going to London. Blast. Well, maybe next year we can go to FantasyCon.

(x-posted from the essential kit)
 
 
 
tammy_mooretammy_moore on August 15th, 2008 06:11 am (UTC)
That's a shame.

Though it does make me feel slightly less like a stalker. I'm doing an article on Me-Con and I'm going to FantasyCon so it would have probably gotten to the stage where I'd have felt obliged to try and steal your socks for some sort of altar. Like Cynthia Plaster-Caster...only with feet.


kitmizkit on August 15th, 2008 06:12 am (UTC)
*wriggles toes enticingly* :)
tammy_mooretammy_moore on August 16th, 2008 09:44 am (UTC)
Now you're just tempting fate - polar bears can swim, after all!

tammy_mooretammy_moore on August 15th, 2008 06:15 am (UTC)
Also, when I say 'that's a shame' you need to imagine my face...or well, magpie icon, making a 'bwah, that sucks!' face and not a sneery cheerleader of doom smirk.



The Bellinghmanbellinghman on August 15th, 2008 08:17 am (UTC)
Hah, call that stalking?

I managed to bump into Paul Cornell at almost every con I went to for over two years, including both PCon and PicoCon, as well as the Japanese Worldcon.

(He was very nice about it, and invited us to join a group going off for dinner in Yokohama.)

On one occasion, we were amicably but silently sharing a lift when he noticed his novel halfway down the stack of books I was holding.

Edited at 2008-08-15 01:20 pm (UTC)
tammy_mooretammy_moore on August 16th, 2008 09:51 am (UTC)
Wow, that's dedicated stalking :)

Well, I've seen Shane McGowan drunk and on a tractor! (Admittedly, most people have probably seen Shane McGowan drunk and on a tractor.)
ex_kaz_maho on August 15th, 2008 06:27 am (UTC)
I know it is really bad of me to be selfish, but I'm glad London will still work out... ;)
wednesday childewedschilde on August 15th, 2008 10:23 am (UTC)
oh noooooooo. damn it. morrigan is going to be there. as well as tammy :D whom you've met. kinda. sorta :D
snowinginjunesnowinginjune on August 15th, 2008 01:29 pm (UTC)
london~~~~lucky ducky!
suzanne mcleodsuzannemcleod on August 15th, 2008 03:20 pm (UTC)
*disappointed* and also *disappointed* as won't be able to make London, sadly due to work and then yes, Fantasycon ;(

Hope the signing goes great for you! and looking forward to Hands of Flame ;)
desperancedesperance on August 16th, 2008 05:34 pm (UTC)
Oh, boo! Shoddy decisions abound. I have myself still not won millions on the lottery, nor sold film rights for squillions. Boo!