Only a few days left, and the latest Nerdtour begins! Launch day is Saturday 21 July 2018, one week before my 60th birthday on the 28th. The title? 還暦 (kanreki) is one’s 60th birthday, which is one full cycle of the Buddhist calendar, of 12 zodiac animals and 5 types … Continue reading
To partially make up for the lack of updates, here are some random pictures I took with my iPhone that I posted on Facebook:
Well I really planned to do a daily blog of the trip, but given how much I was doing during the day, and usually not getting back to the hotel until 8 or 9 at night, I didn’t have time to sit and write up the day’s activities. I also … Continue reading
So, I want to start putting a map on my posts, for those places where I’ve traveled, so that anyone interested can find them. This is a test of the Google Maps plugin, which is supposed to help that. So, the picture above I took at Shichirigahama, near Enoshima in … Continue reading
It’s that time, boys and girls! Time for the easiest, most stress-free, relaxing, COMFIEST convention you’ll ever attend! ComfyCon 2013 is here! Three days of geeking out your own way, you can watch the panels, host your own panel, do whatever you like, because you never have to leave your … Continue reading
Everything re-arranged and re-packed (had to discard some things, reluctantly). Only things left to do are to dispose of trash, grab a shower, pack up the laptop and grab a cab. Further updates will be through the phone or iPad, depending on WiFi and/or 3G availability.
So, a “brothel owner” (euphemism) in Nevada is going to open a science fiction-themed “alien cathouse” to prey on the nerd market. I guess this means that there are enough nerds out there with enough money to justify the effort, and that being a (desperate) science-fiction fan is at least … Continue reading