Year: 2004

June 11, 2004
A lazy morning, after which we drive over to the convention hotel at about midday. Check in – I have a nice suite with a separate lounge and full kitchen. Suites are more common here in the US, but to me, this is luxury. Gary…

June 10, 2004
June 9, 2004
June 8, 2004
June 7, 2004
Observation Number 1 I had been told by friends that I wouldn’t easily find out about UK news and world events by reading the US newspapers and watching TV. They couldn’t been more wrong – there were plenty of reports on Tony Blair’s comments on…

June 7, 2004
Having planned to get out early today, I found myself still drinking tea and playing the guitar at 11am. What the heck, I am on holiday. So rather than go down to the mall my guidebook recommended, in distant Springfield, I head to the smaller…

June 6, 2004
June 5, 2004
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June 2, 2004
Arrived early at Heathrow for my flight, which allowed me to change my seat reservation to a wing seat – a single seat, with no sharing of armrests, and more legroom than even I need. Flight was uneventful – caught Scoobydo 2, and half wished…