[tei-council] Flights to Europe for the Dublin meeting

Martin Holmes mholmes at uvic.ca
Mon Apr 19 12:05:55 EDT 2010

My flight to Europe has definitely been cancelled, and with the mounting 
chaos it's not going to be practical (or, frankly, sensible) to 
rearrange it for later in the week, so I'm not going to make it to 
Dublin unfortunately. I've already been in touch with Kevin about 
presenting from afar at the symposium (as four other people are already 


Laurent Romary wrote:
> Don't tell me. I was supposed to fly to Paris tomorrow morning. We're  
> in a situation where we should just adapt and see how to do our best.  
> We would definitely regret you if you're not there!
> If I were to be pessimistic, the news are saying that this may last  
> for a few weeks...
> Cheers,
> Laurent
> Le 16 avr. 10 à 17:06, Martin Holmes a écrit :
>> HI all,
>> I thought I should let everyone know that my trip to Dublin is  
>> looking a
>> bit endangered by this volcano thing. I'm due to fly to Manchester on
>> Monday, and then spend a week there getting un-jetlagged with family
>> before flying to Dublin the following week. If this chaos goes on, and
>> my flight next week is cancelled, it seems unlikely I'd be able to
>> rearrange it for later in the week, given the fact that millions of
>> people will be in a huge queue to be moved around the world as soon as
>> the skies open up again.
>> So if my flight goes on Monday, I should be able to get there one  
>> way or
>> another even if airports close again, because I can go by rail and  
>> ferry
>> to Dublin from Manchester. But if I don't get out on Monday, I'll
>> probably be screwed.
>> Is anyone else in a similar position?
>> Cheers,
>> Martin
>> -- 
>> Martin Holmes
>> University of Victoria Humanities Computing and Media Centre
>> (mholmes at uvic.ca)
>> Half-Baked Software, Inc.
>> (mholmes at halfbakedsoftware.com)
>> martin at mholmes.com
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> Laurent Romary
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