Edinburgh Blogmeet

OK people, let’s meet! The first blogmeet of the year will be in Edinburgh, on the 19th May, and the venue will be confirmed closer to the date. I think the Jolly Judge may be getting a little small for our needs, but of course that depends largely on how many people turn up. As a double bonus, I’ll happily arrange a meeting point for those travelling through from Glasgow. So if you can make it, please leave a comment so I’ve got a rough ideas of numbers. For those of you who haven’t been to a blogmeet, here’s some brief notes from the previous few: May 2005 – Edinburgh October 2005 – Glasgow February 2006 – Edinburgh October 2006 …

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Blogmet

Another day, another blogmeet. After spending a couple of hours wandering around Edinburgh, I had the pleasure of meeting some old friends, and some new faces, in the Jolly Judge pub. Amongst a lot of laughing we discussed all sorts – politics, blogging (why?), stats, Edinburgh, and a lot more that I can’t remember. It’s always a bit odd meeting with, essentially, a bunch of strangers, but for some reason it works. Granted there are now a few familiar faces, but this was no different from the last two blogmeets with the conversation leaping all over the place, to a fascinating degree. Anyway, for the record, I’d like to thank the following people for taking some time out of their …

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Status: Blogmeeting

I’m on the train, heading for Edinburgh and wondering if I should have charged the spare battery for my camera. Oh well, too late now. My ultimate destination will be the Jolly Judge pub, and I should be there from just before 2pm until… well… sometime much later. My last train back is at 9.20pm, and there is every chance that, once again, I’ll JUST make it and spend the first few minutes of the journey trying to catch my breath. Ohhh OK, I’ll probably just be recovering when we chug into Motherwell station an hour later. If you are in Edinburgh and are free anytime after 2pm, feel free to pop along. Bloggers, non-bloggers, friends and family. All welcomed. …

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Blogmeet

Just a wee post to remind those bloggers in Scotland who enjoy good company and a “light refreshment” or ten, the next blogmeet is but weeks away. February 18th, Edinburgh, Jolly Judge. Kicks off at 2pm, finishes… when the last person leaves! More details on the Scottish Blogs site, and apologies to those who I visited over the weekend, just trying to drum up some interest. If you are going to come along, please leave a comment on the Scottish Blogs site (or click here). Thanks.

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Meet the author

(and several other far more interesting people) February 18th, the Jolly Judge pub in Edinburgh, anytime after 2pm (full details). Just thought I’d mention it here lest anyone miss it, and yes I’ve emailed everyone who has attend previous blogmeets. At least I think I did… Anyway, be there or be the product of a number multiplied by itself (oh yes, you can imagine the ‘witty’ banter already!!).

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Meeted

Ohh so much to say, so little of it will make any sense if you weren’t there… The problem with having fun is how quickly time flies. This was one of many thoughts that zipped across my brain as I trundled homeward on the train, gazing out of the window as the sun set, burning the sky. In a way I was more nervous about this blogmeet as if only a couple of people had turned up for this one then I doubt if I’d already be thinking about the next one (yes yes, it’ll be Glasgow). So, without reservation and with a great deal of sincerity I’d like to thank the following for turning up and making the day.. …

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Scottish Blogmeet

Richard and I had a great time. I guess some better planning and advance notice would have allowed some other people to attend, as would the swapping of mobile numbers with those who said they might come along later in the evening if it was still going. Cos it was. We ended up in the Jolly Judge, a lovely little pub down a close. Discovered Kronenburg 1664 Blanc (delicious), and got chatting to Kurt and Angela from Birmingham. He was an ex-biker, tattoo artist, and she giggled a lot. It was a fun evening. Wobbled my way back to Glasgow on the train at about 9.30pm, quite drunk and in very good spirits. As Richard says, that’s 100% improvement on …

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