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Journeymouse

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Just thought I'd share my news :) As of August 2nd I will be a GIS Officer for Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (if you're ever in Warwick/Coventry/Stratford-upon-Avon area drop me a line!). I will be getting locked in a tiny room with three others for five days a week, but the good news is:

No more mosquito bites
Lots more time on the 'Net (so I'll be joining in more again)
Money!
 

Budgie

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Congrats and welcome to cubicle hell. Stratford-Upon-Avon, birthplace of Willie Shake? Do you know where Castle Donington is?
 

Chet

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Sounds like a great job - and a beautiful part of the country to boot. We look forward to more of the mouse!
 

JNA

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Congrats :)

Please post the trust's website, hopefully with links to maps and photos.
 

Zoning Goddess

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Congratulations on the new position! And glad to hear you'll have most time on Cyburbia with the rest of us slackers. ;-)
 

Journeymouse

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Warwickshire Wildlife Trust website:
http://www.warwickshire-wildlife-trust.org.uk/

They don't have maps online yet - but I'll be working on it!

And yes, it is allegedly Shakeseare country - with all the Amercan tourists to prove it :-D However, I'd like to point out that he ran away to the bright lights of London, so I'd say it's more the 'Shakespeare abandoned country'...

I will be going to see the RSC, though. S'gotta be done.
 

Gedunker

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Congratulations on the new post. (For some odd reason, I have a mental image of a group of folks in some manor house basement working to break the enigma code ;-)). Look forward to seeing you arround here more often. :-D
 

Dan

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Journeymouse said:
(if you're ever in Warwick/Coventry/Stratford-upon-Avon area drop me a line!).

I may just have to. I'm planning an around-the-world trip for next year, with three or four days in the UK.
 

michaelskis

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Congratulations!!!

If you don’t have a window, get a poster of a window for your cubicle. Also make sure that you get a good chair! Our GIS tech just got one, and I think it has everything except an electric seat heater…
 

Dan

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Rem said:
Oooooh, Sydney laefest?

Sydney is definitely a stop. Must-visit destinations are London, Johannesburg, Hong Kong, Sydney, and Aukland. The trick is filling in the blanks, and coming up with an interesting, month-long trip with an airfare of $4,000. I'd like to get a destination in South America in there, too, just so I can say that I've visited every continent except Antarctica.[/ot]
 

The One

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Flights

Dan said:
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Sydney is definitely a stop. Must-visit destinations are London, Johannesburg, Hong Kong, Sydney, and Aukland. The trick is filling in the blanks, and coming up with an interesting, month-long trip with an airfare of $4,000. I'd like to get a destination in South America in there, too, just so I can say that I've visited every continent except Antarctica.[/ot]

Dan: There used to be a flight from Harrare, Zimbabwe to Perth on Quantas, Rio to Harrare/Luande, Angola on Varig and I think one from Santiago to Tahiti to Fiji to Sydney or Cairns via Easter Islands on a twin engine otter :-c ....ha ha ha......just make sure Frenchy isn't conducting unauthorized nuclear testing north of Tahiti :-# ??? The southern hemisphere sure gets shafted on flights eh? Also a circumpolar route may have been started again by AeroLineas Aregentina from Buenos Aires to Sydney over the South Pole.....? One emergency landing away from Antarctica 8-!
 

SkeLeton

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Although I joined after JourneyMouse was out, I'm glad you're back :) And congrats on the new job. :-}

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Dan, want to pass around my neck of the woods? That'd be nice :)
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Journeymouse

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Well, think I've got the housing sorted so, if anyone is in the Warwick area September 10th-12th, you're invited to my housewarming! Just drop me a line :)
 
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