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Woo Hoo!!!!

I'm going to Bristol!!

I just heard that my paper was accepted for the DWJ conference in July! My clever summer plans have come to complete fruition. I'm going to be spending two weeks in Venice at the end of June, with time in England possibly before and definitely after, with Bristol being July 3-5.

The best part is that I may see a bunch of YOU there! steepholm, of course you'll be there... who else?

I'm so excited (that's the worst part of living alone - the only people to squee at are Robinson and Tabitha)

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noveldevice
Feb. 20th, 2009 06:12 pm (UTC)
Yay! I didn't end up submitting, so no DWJ conference for me. I hope you have a great time!
intertext
Feb. 20th, 2009 06:19 pm (UTC)
I'm REALLY looking forward to it! (and Venice, too, of course - wow, what a great summer I'm going to have)
noveldevice
Feb. 20th, 2009 06:24 pm (UTC)
You are! It will be awesome and I am jellis already :)
emmaco
Feb. 20th, 2009 06:20 pm (UTC)
Congratulations! I don't know about the whole conference but I'll definitely try to make it over to Bristol and catch up with some DWJ list peeps. Hurrah!
intertext
Feb. 20th, 2009 07:05 pm (UTC)
Oh, great! I hope you do :)
lady_schrapnell
Feb. 20th, 2009 06:54 pm (UTC)
Yay! I knew you'd submitted a proposal and already had you as definitely attending. :) I hope to be there too.
intertext
Feb. 20th, 2009 07:05 pm (UTC)
oh, cool! I had hoped you'd be there :)
a_d_medievalist
Feb. 20th, 2009 07:43 pm (UTC)
I'll be in England, but not in Bristol...
intertext
Feb. 20th, 2009 08:03 pm (UTC)
Where will you be? Because I'm probably going to stay for a week or so after the conference, and plan to be in London from the 30th of June to the 3rd...
a_d_medievalist
Feb. 21st, 2009 01:45 am (UTC)
I'll be in London, if all plans go well -- there is a conference at St. Andrews that I really should go to, but it's the 5th, I think. And I don't know if I can work the money. I'll let you know as soon as I work out details with the family.
intertext
Feb. 21st, 2009 02:05 am (UTC)
That would be awesome. I'll be in London for sure for some of the time - after the conference, too. I haven't worked out exactly when I'm going to come home, or leave Canada, for that matter. I'm booked in Venice from the 15th to the 30th of June, and will be in Bristol from the 3rd to the 5th of July - otherwise, it's a bit TBA, so just let me know.
egretplume
Feb. 20th, 2009 08:41 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!
intertext
Feb. 20th, 2009 09:43 pm (UTC)
Thank you! :)
heleninwales
Feb. 20th, 2009 08:47 pm (UTC)
I could possibly do Bristol. Our daughter lives in Cardiff, which is just a short train ride away and easily doable.

Possibly we could arrange a rendezvous for lunch or visit to zoo or something?
intertext
Feb. 20th, 2009 09:45 pm (UTC)
That would be great! There's also a good possibility that I will cross the border into Wales - my aunt is still living in a rest home in Abergavenny. She has dementia, and is 93, but I should probably try to take the opportunity to see her. I'm planning to stay around for at least a few days after the conference - maybe I could meet you in Cardiff!
heleninwales
Feb. 22nd, 2009 05:31 pm (UTC)
Cardiff sounds good and it would be on the way to Abergavenny, so not out of your way at all.

Keep me posted re dates etc. I usually visit the offspring at some point in the summer, so I'll try to get the dates to coincide.
gillo
Feb. 20th, 2009 11:15 pm (UTC)
That is wonderful! I think I need to look at my calendar for that weekend!
intertext
Feb. 21st, 2009 01:04 am (UTC)
Oh! Oh! Do come! It would be so great :)
pdlloyd
Feb. 21st, 2009 01:46 am (UTC)
Congratulations!
intertext
Feb. 21st, 2009 02:05 am (UTC)
thanks :)
lidocafe
Feb. 21st, 2009 02:00 am (UTC)
Good work!
intertext
Feb. 21st, 2009 02:06 am (UTC)
Thanks :) I'm sure it was your and Norma's help on the proposal that made the difference!!

(are you feeling any better??)
steepholm
Feb. 21st, 2009 08:35 am (UTC)
Looking forward to seeing you! It should be a good gig.
intertext
Feb. 21st, 2009 04:31 pm (UTC)
Thanks! Me too - and three whole days talking about DWJ? It's going to be amazing!
owlfish
Feb. 22nd, 2009 05:51 pm (UTC)
I'm just back from Leeds and saw you were presenting by way of gillo's LJ before I ever got to yours. I'm presenting at that conference too. :) I think I'll be recruiting LJ to help me with some of the research for my paper. But how exciting to know I'll be spending time with you then! (Plus, further consolation for having to skip my favorite annual conference which is cruelly on the SAME WEEKEND as the DWJ one - but having been obsessing over my topic for months in advance, I really had to give the right paper at the right conference rather than go to the BSHS one.)
intertext
Feb. 22nd, 2009 06:24 pm (UTC)
Oh, how excellent and brilliant! Let's hope we're not scheduled back-to-back so we'll be able to go and cheer each other's papers on!
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