Becky On Tour

21 October, 2008

Highlights of the weekend*, in approximate chronological order:

  • This birthday cake from my parents:

    My parents are awesome.

    My parents are awesome.

  • Sarah’s wedding:

    Congratulations Sarah and Colin

    Congratulations Sarah and Colin

  • Introversion’s Multiwinia launch party. There was Tron. There were cute geeks. There were foamwinians. There were free drinks. Ax got my copy of Darwinia signed by all four founding members of Introversion (dude, you rock :D)

    Survival of the tallest

    Survival of the tallest

  • Greek food at The Varsity. Mmm olives. Mmm baklavas šŸ˜€
  • Ax’n’Charlotte’s wedding venue. There’s just one problem: the danger of sinking into the deep carpet and never being seen again.
  • Geeking out and eating pancakes in Cambridge.
  • Sushi in Loughborough. Also, the expensiver wine is the gooder wine šŸ˜€
  • Snowboarding. ’nuff said.
  • Scott’s niece Lucia, now 10 weeks old and making ‘goo’ noises.


  • Total distance: 1141 miles
  • Average speed: 12.3mph
  • Modes of transportation: 7 (foot, coach, aeroplane, car, train, underground and snowboard)
  • Map:
93 hours is not enough.

93 hours is not enough.

It was great to see everyone; thank you all for your hospitality and I’m sorry I couldn’t stay longer. I shall chalk it up to experience and aim for a much lower average speed next time šŸ˜‰

*from 3.30am on Friday to midnight on Monday


  1. lower average speed? I thought you were trying to set a record šŸ˜‰

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