Theory In Town
pdcawley at bofh.org.uk
Mon Aug 5 12:06:37 BST 2013
I shall be inTown on Saturday (flying to Kiev on Sunday morning). Maybe a
family friendly social on Saturday afternoon would be a good thing?
On Monday, August 5, 2013, David E. Wheeler wrote:
> >> I haven't gone and booked a pub for us yet. I'll be doing that and
> making an announcement tomorrow. You (all) have until then to make
> requests, otherwise I'll just pick the next one out of my hat.
> Okay, let me know.
> > It's probably a bit short notice to arrange that, but maybe the
> organisers of the last tech meet might be able to rustle something up?
> Sorry for the late notice, I should have written sooner. Happy to do it,
> though, if a venue can be found. I’m especially excited about Sqitch these
> days, and ready to evangelize at the drop of a hat.
> (Sqitch elevator pitch: Think Git, but for database schema change
> >> * I could come for a social some other night.
> > Two socials in one week, I like the way you think!
> I’m a social guy.
> >> Unless I give a talk, my wife and 8yo daughter might come along, as
> well. Anyone got kids she could play with during our visit? (Not many in
> Arles, where we are spending the summer, and then there is the language
> > Our social venues tend to be grown-ups decompressing after with with
> surprising quantities of beer. While we're all a well-behaved friendly
> bunch and we welcome all comers, an 8yo would probably feel somewhat out of
> place and get bored quickly.
> Right, understood. I am looking for other opportunities for Ms 8 to play
> with someone her own age sometime in the next week, though; email me direct
> if you have any ideas.
> > There is of course the possibility of finding a more family-friendly
> venue for a non-Thursday social, but I'm not sure where to suggest.
> My wife would sooner watch paint dry than spend an evening with geeks
> without their spouses/partners. :-) So no need for that, I think.
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