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I uploaded the photos I took @ Linuxwochen 2018 Vienna (3rd - 5th May) to my gallery:
Finally had time to fix my older PC again and can play WoW on it again so now my wife and me can play at the same time again - also means that I'm finally playing again after what was more-or-less a 3 month (or so) break.
Also took the ferrets out in the garden yesterday for nearly 1 hour ;) that was quite fun. Maybe I'll post some pics later .. they've been really naked afterwards :)
Saturday I went to the Galactic Friendship Meeting which was this years general meeting. Seen a couple of people I've met before like 3-4 years ago when I last went (before I had moved to the UK until last September..). Apart from the fact that I had to be on the underground for like 25 minutes since the meeting was in the south of Vienna I had fun and got to see people again whom I hadn't met for ages ..
Unfortunately I had to leave a bit early, but I needed to be home on time ;)
One thing that sucks is that I won't be able to go to FOSDEM (Brussels, Belgium) this year... (for money and time reasons). Although I will try to go to Froscon (Bonn region, Germany) and/or OpenExpo (switzerland).. but we'll see..
Definitely plan to go to Linuxday in Dornbirn (Austria) again should there be one this year (which is what I assume / home)
In Glasgow for work today. will update this later/tomorrow. ;)
watch this space for updates hehe
[Update] I will write more - promise ;)
Took a bit longer than I thought ... anyway a bit of new content now :D (below this line if you go to the full view :))
Animagic 2007 was great fun (even though we noticed nearly at the airport that we had forgotten our confirmation cards for the Convention at home and had to ask my parents in law to send them using DHL... cost us GBP 65 - in the end we got in before we got the cards but they arrived later friday anyway which i guess is good, although it was expensive...)
The opening ceremony was great fun, though at the end we got Miyavi playing ... that was like the low of the whole convention for me as I personally don't like him and his music even a little bit ;)
As usual some items at the auction sold for up to around EUR 300 LOL
Spent some money in the dealer room but not too much this time comparably I guess. Though spent quite a bit in the Bring&Buy (also sold stuff for EUR 80 yay!)
On Saturday the Plastik Tree Concert was quite good (not my favorite, but quite good so we bought their latest CD - the japanese import LOL) unfortunately the J-Rock / J-Pop discothek wasn't very good so we didn't stay much longer after the concert (maybe it got better later, but it didn't start very good ..)
The show acts were good as usual and the Cosplay was good fun (compared to this what you get at uk convention Cosplay events it is like 200 times better :) ) unfortunately I had to miss a large part of the Group Cosplay as I had to pick up the Bring&Buy stuff.
One of the best things for me was the Final Fan-tasy Real Movie (there are trailers and episodes with english subs on the webpage as well)
I was a bit tired when I got back on Monday at around 20:00 or so, and we still had to pick up the pets as I had to leave at 05:00 the next morning to go to the airport to catch a flight to Glasgow for work..
Rain again today.. unfortunately I had to go to the office today. No rain on the way down, but a couple of flooded (low) fields near rivers on the way. Pouring it down now, but I hope it won't be too much of an issue on my way home.
Also i hope there'll be no issues with our flight to germany tomorrow, the flight back and the flight i gotta take to glasgow (and back) next tuesday for work :(
On a brighter note on the 2nd August We'll go to the Dir En Grey concert in london :D looking forward to that hehe