Back in London…and it’s lovely, of course.
[This is a shot of the moon through the window of the plane, somewhere over the clouds of northeastern Canada.]
Yesterday was a bit of a blur, as it was our first day here, but we did manage to sneak in a decent walk around the West End and a peek at the marvellous Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. No photography in the theatre, of course, but some of the most brilliant, colourful costuming I’ve ever seen, and wonderful performances all round.
Staying in a hotel with a cool staircase and tiny rooms.
My girl is ditching me today to meet up with a friend, so I think I’ll hit a very interesting museum I’ve heard about and longed to visit for years. More on that later.
In the meantime, a couple of tastes of steampunk cool can be found HERE [an image of a steampunk lightsabre given to Nathan Fillion by one of his fans] and HERE, where the Oxford English Dictionary has reconized the term steampunk at last! [This last via Arthur Slade, author and steampunker extraordinarire…]
And speaking of Arthur Slade, he’ll be a featured presenter at SiWC 2010 this October. The deadline for the Surrey International Writers’ Conference Writing Contest is fast approaching — have you sent your entries in yet? More than $1000 in prizes and publication with each category. Click the link to learn all the details.
I’m off to prowl old London. More soon…