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2014 Summary: Events and places


I attended the following events / meets:

Electromagnetic Field
Sundown Demoparty
Loncon 3
BarCamp London X
GameCamp
Making the City Playable
Elephant & Castle Mini Maker Faire

IxDa (Interaction Design Association)
- Interaction Design on the Outside

The Research Thing:
E-commerce

UX Bookclub
- A moment of clarity

Computer Anonymous
- Not really West London
- London

Monochrome BBS mini meet

Croydon Fun Weekend
Pub Standards 100
NaNoWriMo meet up
Photo walk around Victoria
Sweeps Festival

Bleak Christmas

Theatre/Comedy/Book Readings/Talks:

Daniel Kitson's Analog.Ue
Daniel Kitson's Christmas Tale
Douglas Coupland at Whitechapel Art Gallery
Vikki Stone and Ellie Taylor at The Art House

Tours:
Communism and nuclear bunker tour (Prague)
Architecture tour (Croydon)

London Hackspace things:
3D printer training
Laser cutter training
Learn to crochet

Films seen at the cinema:
Her
The Lego Movie
Laputa: Castle in the Sky
The Wind Rises
Boyhood
The Box Trolls
Back to the Future (Secret Cinema)

Some of the places I visited:

England:

Bristol

Devon:
Budleigh Salterton
Exeter
Exmouth
Orcombe Point
Sandy Bay

East Sussex:
Bexhill on Sea
Brightling
Brighton
Hastings

Essex:
Southend-on-Sea

Gloucestershire:
Tutshill

Kent:
Broadstairs
Dungeness
Dymchurch
Eynsford
Folkestone
Herne Bay
King's Wood
Littlestone
Pegwell Bay
Hythe
Margate
Ramsgate
Rochester
Sandwich

London

Buckinghamshire:
Milton Keynes
Newton Longville (near Bletchley – for EMFCamp)

Nottinghamshire:
Nottingham
Ollerton

Wales:
Amroth
Barafundle
Broadhaven South
Caldey Island
Chepstow
Freshwater East
Freshwater West
Green Bridge of Wales
Manorbier
Pendine Sands
Saundersfoot
St Govan's Chapel
Skrinkle Haven
Stackpole Quay
Tenby

Czech Republic:
Prague

1955:
Hill Valley

Some tourist attractions/things I saw/went on:
Nottingham Castle
City of Caves (Nottingham)
Pope's Grotto (Twickenham)
Mad Jack Fuller's Pyramid (Brightling)
Remains of White Friars medieval priory (London)
Cubist lamp post (Prague)
Bunkr Parukářka (Prague)
Frog Clock (Milton Keynes)
St Catherine's Island (Tenby)
St Govan's Chapel (Wales)
Seaweed hut (Freshwater West)
Prehistoric forest (Amroth)
Roman bath (London)
Eynsford Castle (Eynsford)
Lego bus stop (London)
Dreamland (Margate)
World's First Cash Machine plaque (London)
Billingsgate Roman Bath (London)
The narrowest street in London (London)
The tallest sculpture in the UK - ArcelorMittal Orbit (London)
Viking Boat Hugin (Pegwell Bay)

Folkestone Leas Lift
Southend-on-Sea pier and train
Herne Bay Pier
Brighton Pier

Some of the parks I visited:
Dymchurch Amusement Park (Dymchurch)
High Elms Country Park
Richmond Park
Kings Wood
Scadbury Nature Reserve
Crane Park
St James's Park
Kneller Gardens
Battersea Park
Acton Park
Ravenscourt Park
Marble Hill Park
York House Gardens
Greenwich Park
I suspect there were many more.
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Where is the narrowest street in London?

I have "organise another Computer Anonymous meet" on my to-do list for this spring, but goodness knows when I'll get to it.

In the guidebook I've got, it says Brydges Place, although some sources say Emerald Court.

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