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20 May 2011
I am unexpectedly attending the 2010 Aurealis Awards tomorrow
I am unexpectedly attending the 2010 Aurealis Awards tomorrow night! It is very unexpected as I had decided not to go, but a friend of a friend needed to get sell a spare ticket. I may be live tweeting, I may take photos, I may glomp on certain authors if they turn up (Isobelle Carmody, Glenda Larke, Juliette Marillier and Sonya Harnett are finalists – all favourites at one point in time!), and I may hobnob with people of the Australian speculative fiction industry. Or I may hide in a corner, nursing my drink and muttering to myself… No, that is unlikely to happen, because I have a few friends attending. Worse comes to worse I will cling to Nyssa’s skirt or Mark’s coat-tails LOL (hey, don’t judge me, I am shy, okay?!)
This was all money meant for Supanova – I was going to buy my ticket and layby my corset. I guess I'll not buy books next week to make the difference up out of next week's pay check. I have completely broken my Doctor Who run in 2011! I had never missed an episode of New Who, but last week I was at a birthday party and missed it, and tomorrow night Nyssa and I will be iViewing it when we get back from the awards night. And you know what? I have to wait a week. I have broken my viewing streak, so I guess a few hours here and there won’t kill me *sigh* But… I wubbs the Doctor…
Anyway, I am getting distracted again.
I am going to the awards night tomorrow. Are you?
Also, it would totally be bad etiquette to lug around books and accost authors for autographs, wouldn’t it! *giggles* I’ll leave them at home… I swear!