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This past year, I made very good use of local cousel council services, including gaining the right to vote in the UK, along with citizenship, and getting married. I worked on a couple of different academic articles, gave three conference papers, one of which was at a surprise conference in honor of my PhD supervisor's retirement, quite possibly the only surprise conference I will ever attend. I did a fair amount of traveling (see below), and day-tripped Leicester a number of times. I joined the boards of SHMTS and the SFF, and began the process of taking on Vector for the BSFA. I had a number of amazing meals, including my first three-star Michelin restaurant. The best meal of the year was at The Square in central London.

Places slept away from home in 2010
Des Moines, IA
Springfield, MA
Little Rock, AR
Washington, D.C.
Preston, Lancs.
Heathrow, UK
Venice, Italy
Tunbridge Wells, UK
East Chisenbury, Wilts.
Oxford, UK
Aberdeen, UK
Hibbing, MN
Minneapolis, MN
Orbec, France
Tours, France
Dijon, France
Pfinztal, Germany
Beyreuth, Germany
Wrocław, Poland
Leipzig, Germany
Weimar, Germany
Baiersbronn, Germany
Epernay, France
Cambrai, France
London, UK
Northampton, UK
Toronto, ON


( 7 comments — Leave a comment )
Dec. 31st, 2010 05:08 pm (UTC)
Hey, congrats on an amazing year! Your travel list puts mine to shame. :)
Dec. 31st, 2010 05:12 pm (UTC)
Thank you!

Well, you were doing other time-consuming things which rather limited your travel options in the latter part of the year.
Dec. 31st, 2010 06:02 pm (UTC)
*coughcouncilcough* :)

you had a very eventful 2010!
Dec. 31st, 2010 06:25 pm (UTC)
*sigh* Yes.

I did! I was do busy doing things to get much done though. So to speak.
Dec. 31st, 2010 06:38 pm (UTC)
The Square... Haven't been there. Yet.

Post a link to the relevant review?
Dec. 31st, 2010 06:43 pm (UTC)
I still haven't written it up. But I intend to. (This does mean it will lose out on some of the detail which I had immediately after, but between memory, photos, and menu, I should be able to give a decent sense of it.)
Jan. 8th, 2011 04:07 pm (UTC)
Too many Springfield's in the US
MO rather than MA? Just spent a fun evening with your Dad. Lee
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