[ANNOUNCE] February Social Meeting - Thursday the 8th of Feb, The Crosse Keys, Bank
simon at thegestalt.org
Wed Jan 31 01:48:56 GMT 2007
It's February. Again! And after a month of freakish weather what better
way to celebrate than to have not one but TWO london.pm meetings. The
first is, of course, the not-officially-sanctioned-but-still-loved
Heretics Meeting announced elsewhere but, in addation, you can saunter
merrily on your way on Feb the 8th to The Crosse Keys in Bank.
You don't even have to saunter. You can stroll, sashay, gavotte,
foxtrot, march, hop, skip, jump, run, jog, powerwalk, roll or even
Unfortunately I won't be able to make it. Again. Since I am yet again
ensconced in California's sunny Bay Area attempting to work. If it makes
you feel better than I shall have a sympathetic pint of what the
Americans laughably call IPA later. On my own. Sob.
Although, I note that it has Wireless provided by The Cloud so if
anybody wants to set up a webcam then ....
Have fun, my dear Mongers. I miss you and your adorable antics.
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.
On Gracechurch Street (which extends south from Bishopsgate) between
the intersections with Cornhill/Leadenhall Street and
Close to Bank, Monument and Cannon Street tubes. Within Walking
distance of Liverpool Street, Moorgate, Mansion House and St Pauls,
possibly even Fenchurch Street and Aldgate.
Numbers: 8, 26, 35, 47, 48, 149, 242, 344 and 388 go down Bishopsgate
and Gracechurch Street.
21, 43, 133, 141 go down King William Street which is nearby.
The 25 goes down Cornhill/Leadenhall Street
40 goes down Fenchurch Street
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