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30 October 2008 @ 11:50 am
*Argh*.  

Ok, first the Eason’s site gave no indication the Gaiman thing was a ticketed event (I checked about five times before I left for South Carolina), and now it says that it is, and that the tickets are sold out. Ok, well, slovobooks/Pádraig is a hero of the revolution and has an extra ticket. But also, the Eason’s site had indicated the thing was at 6 or 6:30, and now says it’s at 7, and it turns out I was wrong about when buses leave: I thought there was a quite late bus that left at 9 and went through Longford around 11, but if there was, maybe it was a summer route or something, because the last one I can get on to get back to Longford is at seven. And I’m afraid I’ve just got too much *shit* to do to lose all of today and, realistically, all of tomorrow to going in to Dublin tonight and travelling back tomorrow.

*Crap*.

Well, I guess that puts paid to my little vacation here. :p

(x-posted from the essential kit)
 
 
Current Mood: disappointeddisappointed
 
 
 
sammywolsammywol on October 30th, 2008 08:55 am (UTC)
:( Irish bus systems suck the big one. Still it could be worse: you could have used their helpful phoneline journey planner and found yourself stranded in the arse-end of nowhere because your bus didn't exist. Are you still sworn off sweet things? Because if not then I would prescribe chocolate.
Natural20natural20 on October 30th, 2008 09:01 am (UTC)
Boo. Here's to huge book advances and a car!
Sanguine Pen: Faith - Vulcan Killersanguinepen on October 30th, 2008 09:06 am (UTC)
Well that totally sucks. ::hugs::
Geek of Weird Shit: vengeancegows on October 30th, 2008 09:13 am (UTC)
*pouts on your behalf*

"Well, shit" is definitely about all that can be said here. That and "get your heads out of your asses and get this thing organized better!"
irishkateirishkate on October 30th, 2008 09:34 am (UTC)
::is sad::

disappointed for you and for me.

Still will see you in Dublin for comic con right?

Do you want me to get you a personalised signed copy of book? I will be picking up several. I will swap it for which ever of your books I don't have yet..
kitmizkit on October 30th, 2008 09:35 am (UTC)
Oh! That would be lovely, in fact, if you wanted to do that! Thank you!

Ted and I *will* be at DCC, come hell or high water. We're really looking forward to it. *hugs lots*!
irishkateirishkate on October 30th, 2008 09:37 am (UTC)
Well assuming eason's lets me - and I hope having a personal connection like padraig present might help - I will be getting at least 4 personalised signed copies for people, not including me.
kitmizkit on October 30th, 2008 10:00 am (UTC)
Well, if they say no, it's no big deal to me. But it'd be lovely if you can! :)
Pamela: Cuidado!jeditigger on October 30th, 2008 09:45 am (UTC)
Oh, Kit, that blows. I'm so sorry.
Myles Corcoranmylescorcoran on October 30th, 2008 09:53 am (UTC)
Ah poo. I hate the crap public transport in this country that only give ammunition to gas-burning idiots who insist on keeping their SUVs.

*hugs* Ask irishkate to squeeze Neil extra-hard just for you.

Bryantbryant on October 30th, 2008 10:41 am (UTC)
Well, that's poop.
Pádraig Ó Méalóidslovobooks on October 30th, 2008 07:28 pm (UTC)
We're just in from it, and I hate to tell you that it really was very good. I did the interview earlier, and managed to mention Chance in relation to CBLDF, which he was already familiar with, it seems, largely due to irishkate.
kit: takeachancemizkit on October 31st, 2008 05:44 am (UTC)
You are both angels among men, and I am both envious and grateful as hell. :)