||[Jan. 24th, 2009|01:22 am]
Carefully, Correctly Wrong
Phew, it's been a while - now I have a busy day-job, I've had much less time to do LiveJournal justice. It's 1:30am and I'm supposed to be up at 8:30, so I'll keep this brief and talk about my trip to London last weekend...
Went to London with softfruit. Thanks to peachweeks for the crash space, sorry I didn't get more time in your excellent company. Met up with wato, kaz_pixie and muftak for tasty burger lunch. I stole Kaz's chips and she stole my pistachio ice-cream. Went to the British Library for the Taking Liberties exhibition. It's a bloody good overview of a lot of civil liberties issues from Magna Carta onwards, and I could easily have spent three or four hours in there going into issues in more depth - well worth going to, and on until the end of February. There's some natty opinion polling thing involving scanning a barcode wristband as you walk around the exhibition, and results are available online. It's not quite radical enough for my liking mind, hence the lack of the homonymous film and book in the shop, and no flyers for Convention on Modern Liberty at the end of February (which you should also all go to).
Met up with softfruit in Holborn (where the Ho-Bo-Ho-Mos live), and ended up in the pub with a bunch of bisexuals and Liberal Democrats. Ended up feeling a bit tired and fed up with polycule size queening, so headed back to where I was crashing and chatted with Miles about Ridley Scott while drinking nice Japanese whiskey.
Sunday was spent Lib Demming, which was very productive but I can't really go into details. Still, we finished ahead of schedule which meant that Jen and I got to head back on an early train, which was nice.
It was quite a busy weekend, but I saw some people I haven't seen for ages, got some useful stuff done, met new people and generally had a good time. All in all, a winner.