Now venue. A London meet-up is a no brainer but I do not want to act like a fascist here, so do please give a couple of suggestions. It is unfortunate that the meet-up would be in October (a cold, wet, windy month...brr...), because an outdoor picnic in Hyde Park or Hampstead Heath would have been lovely.
There was a popular Malaysian cafe (called Kopi Tiam) in Soho which would have been great venue for a meet-up, but last I checked (Friday) it was still the same mini instant noodle supermarket it turned into two months ago. I wonder what happened to it?
I am rather stumped for ideas right now. And I call myself a Londoner! I really really have no idea where we could meet. Food court? Pub? Cafe?
Assuming that the meet-up would be in London, accomodation might be a problem to some. Wake Up! London is a hip and modern backpacker hostel nearby Paddington Station and the surrouding area of Bayswater. If budget is an issue there is always Malaysian Hall, but if my Malay language still serves me well, you have to
BTW, here is a tip if you have a PDA/notebook with WiFi and need to download e-mails. There is a BT kiosk with free Interweb access just outside the large Borders on Oxford Street. The most comfortable place to obtain a signal is of course the first floor or second floor (Starbucks) of Borders, by the window bays, overlooking the street. Connection is dodgy but it does work (albeit slowly) the last time I was there.
That's it I think. Just need to settle the time and venue. Anyone interested in meeting up just say so in the comments (or e-mail us) below. Bring your mates/bf/gf/pet along too.
Howsy (will be in Germany!)
Jon & Jenni
Kat (not 15 Oct)
Venue(s): requirement: good reasonably priced food, not posh, near pub, ideally in Central London
Date: Saturday, 22 October
Update: Anyone wants my mobile number just e-mail me. I texted Patrick, Lady V and Kuzco yesterday evening. Just to let you know that it was me and not some psycho.
If planning for a place to eat isn't enough, I also have to sort out my coming birthday, December's trip to Paris and New Year's.