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posted by [personal profile] curiouswombat at 11:45am on 22/08/2012 under ,
I'm on the train on my way to Lancaster, hence to Heysham and the boat home. D-d is to meet me from the boat this evening and take me the last two or three miles home - and my Great Tolkien Adventure will be over. I will write it up properly tonight... or maybe tomorrow.

Suffice it to say, just for now, that I had an excellent time and met some lovely people.

I am heading for home a little later than everyone else as I went to [ profile] gillo's on Monday and we wound down together.

I have lots of pictures to share, and a website or two to link to, and...

Actually, in reality, I have washing to do and will, doubtless, have to shop. I think it might take less than a couple of days before I am swallowed up by the flow of everyday life!
Mood:: 'tired' tired
location: On The Train! Near Preston.
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posted by [identity profile] at 12:25pm on 22/08/2012
I'm glad you had a good time. What a marvelous event!
posted by [identity profile] at 12:31pm on 22/08/2012
And now I'm on the boat! Don't sail for a while though.

It was wonderful - I will have to get out my programme when I get home and really look back at which talks and workshops I went to - sometimes there were four streams at the same time and it was really difficult to decide what to attend.
posted by [identity profile] at 01:18pm on 22/08/2012
Gillo is a wonderful hostess, is she not? I'm glad you two had such a good time and am looking forward to pictures and tales.
posted by [identity profile] at 02:34pm on 22/08/2012
We had a brilliant time - we are a bit of a geeky 'terrible twosome' when we get together for a week!
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posted by [identity profile] at 02:37pm on 22/08/2012
I will take time to get my thoughts together, and get my pictures onto the laptop - and then I will doubtless be spamming on the subject left, right, and centre!
posted by [identity profile] at 04:16pm on 22/08/2012
I'm looking forward to your write up to see how much we both went to!
posted by [identity profile] at 09:05pm on 22/08/2012
I'm going to sit down and do it properly tomorrow - I'm not back at work till next week - it was a very good way to use annual leave!
posted by [identity profile] at 05:43pm on 22/08/2012
Welcome home! :)
posted by [identity profile] at 09:06pm on 22/08/2012
Thank you! It was a wonderful trip - so glad that Gill and I decided to go.
posted by [identity profile] at 06:09pm on 22/08/2012
I'm glad you had such a glorious time.
posted by [identity profile] at 09:08pm on 22/08/2012
Oooh - nice icon! It was a wonderful 5 days - and I asked the wee Brazilian girl where she came from - Sao Paulo which is, I think, where you had predicted!
posted by [identity profile] at 09:55pm on 23/08/2012
So, she was tiny too. Yes, it was São Paulo. There São Paulo Tolkien fans are quite active.

Can't wait for the pictures. Bring them on.
posted by [identity profile] at 11:52am on 24/08/2012
What a wonderfully geeky time you've had!


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