Just read that Half-Blood Prince (the movie) has been delayed to July 2009.
DAMN. That is not amusing.
In other news – work is eating my brain and the Summer Cold From Hell ™ is now mostly gone (thank goodness!)
The sister (birki_lib) has put together a great itinerary for my birthday trip: (all dates in Canadian) ::g::
Saturday (30 Aug) – arrive, check in. Go to Tourist Info Centre and Lookout Tower, possibly Police Museum. Dinner in Gastown at Irish Heather.
Sunday (31 Aug) – Dr. Sun Yat-Sen garden, library, night tour of Chinatown (7-8:30), Chinatown night market. Dim Sum for lunch?
Monday (1 Sep) – get rental car, drive to Cypress Mountain to look at the view. Museum of Anthropology, possibly Nitobe Memorial Garden. Shopping in southern part of city (while we have the car).
Tuesday (2 Sep) – drive to Horseshoe Bay, take ferry to Nanaimo. Drive down to Victoria, walk around inner harbour. Tea at the White Heather. Drive to Swartz Bay and take ferry back to Tsawassen.
Wednesday (3 Sep) – return rental car. Stanley Park and the Aquarium.
Thursday (4 Sep MAH BIRTHDAY!!!) – Shopping, etc. Police Museum if we haven’t gotten to it yet. Dinner at Blue Water Cafe.
Friday (5 Sep) Fly home.
Currently watching: Eureka Episode 2 Season 3
Currently reading: Ink & Steel by Elizabeth Bear (matociquala) (Bloody brilliant!)