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Leicester Square, London - Transience Divine
June 8th, 2009
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Leicester Square, London
Here's the last of three posts I mean to write about recent events.

Flame and I are in London! We didn't mean to be-- we should have been in Marseille, France, by now. But such is the price of weather in Philly.

After visiting a half dozen half-price ticket booths near Leicester Square (Leicester Square half-price ticket booth, The half-price ticket booth, The official half-price ticket booth, and The half-official Leicester-price booth, among them), we got some full-price tickets to see Wicked, the Mists of Avalon of Oz.

In celebration Johanna ducked into a steakhouse for a bathroom. I started handing out Travelers Network flyers on the busy Leicester way, which is populated more with flyer-hander-outers than not.

A young man and woman approached. "Wahnt one?", the woman asked, holding out a yellow leaflet.

"Sure, want to trade?" I offered her a flyer.

"No, its for a show, for tonight," the guy said.

"I've already got plans, but I'll take one if you'll take one," I explained.

"Waht? Ewe cahnt be seerias."

"It's a social network for travelers. Here, look."

"Oh! I'm trahvelling next month!" To Argentina and Brazil-- and Iguazu falls-- it turned out. We chatted and she took a flyer, and I got away paper-free.

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From:redcat9
Date:June 8th, 2009 12:39 pm (UTC)
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My Leicester square experience was discovering at 3:15 on a Sunday that all Sunday performances were at 3.

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From:modpixie
Date:June 8th, 2009 12:42 pm (UTC)
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that sounds lovely.

this is chelsea from the party, BTW. :)
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From:siderea
Date:June 8th, 2009 04:31 pm (UTC)
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Marseille! Ironically, my favorite Marselhan band is playing in, yes, Saõ Paulo this month. If you're in Marselha in July, look up Lo Cor de la Plana. This is that medieval/rave band. You won't regret it. Bring friends. Wear dancing shoes.

(Ha! Gotcha! Thought you'd escape without a concert flier did you? ;)
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