[ANNOUNCE] [REMINDER] Social Meeting this Thursday, 8th June @ The Founders Arms
simon at thegestalt.org
Mon Jun 5 17:13:38 BST 2006
The weather report says that this Thursday is going to be Sunny and
So, unless we're being lied to - which we probably are - we should be
spending this Thursday evening relaxing outside the Founders Arms on
Please, do come join us.
It will be an ideal to turn up if it's your first time - with a vast
expanse of pasty, monitor tanned flesh being exposed to what is
cheerfully referred to as "The Day Star" - if you have problems spotting
us then just look for the people in the ThinkGeek t-shirts blinking
confusedly (is that even a word?) and muttering something about "good
specular effects" and "awesome soft shadows".
Given enough Cheeky Vimtos (search for it, I dare you) Tom Hukins may
reprise a scene from Jonathan Stowe's Stag Do on Saturday and swing
dance naked on the bar. Preferably the bar of a good, wholesome
family vegan restaurant although I can't go into more details until the
charges have been filed.
Anyyyyyyyyway. Now the standard blurb ...
Social meetings are a chance for people to meet up face to face for a
quiet drink (alcoholic or not) A fair chunk of Perl is talked at the
meetings, but also people who have no interest in the language often
pop along to socialise. There's no charge to enter, no agenda, and we
tend to think of it more as pleasant drinks rather than any serious
People normally turn up after work, and many stay until closing time.
Food is normally consumed at the pub by those wanting nourishment
though sometimes small groups of people head off for food either
during or after the meeting.
Directions from Blackfriars
Walk out of the tube station on and turn left (north) up Blackfriars.
Keep goiung until you've hit the river and then turn right (east) and
head in the direction of London Bridge, The Tate Modern and The Globe.
The Founder's Arms are on the Millenium Mile overlooking the river and
right next to the Millenium Bridge
Directions from London Bridge
Come out of any one of the myriad of tube exits and head towards
Vinopolis and The Anchor which are both by the river. Walk west along
the Millenium Mile past the Globe and the Tate Modern.
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