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Hi. New to the Fforde Fforum though I've been getting on Jasperfforde.com for a while. I'm hoping to attend the Fforde Ffiesta 1985 and I'd love to get to know others on the Fforum so I have friends to meet up with next May. I live in the US, in Wisconsin to be more precise, with roots in Wales (my paternal grandmother immigrated from Wales with her parents in the last 1800s). I'm hoping to make a side trip to Cardiff, at least, while at the Ffiesta, to try and track down some family records.
I have been a huge fan of Jasper Fforde since I stumbled across The Big Over Easy a couple of years ago. Unfortunately, Mr. Fforde can't churn out books fast enough to satisfy my appetite for them, though the anticipation is quite delicious. I can't wait for the release of Shades of Grey and the next Thursday Next.
So, I'm glad to be on the Fforum at last, and hope to meet you all someday soon!
"In the absence of clearly defined goals we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia." - Unknown
I would love to get up to the FFiesta, but student funds and being on the wrong continent entirely preclude that.
'We're all mad here. I'm mad, you're mad." [said the Cat.]
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "Or you wouldn't have come here."
- Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
Ah, but if you build a time machine then you could end up giving the fossils teeth and messing up the whole timeline. Much better to introduce custard at a premature point in history and see what happens.
Edited to remove any lingering sense.
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/04/2009 10:24AM by EgonSpengler.
I remember now. MartinB, you're on the wrong wrong continent. Everyone else, you're on the right wrong continent, or else on the right right continent. And me? I'm on the wrong right continent (i.e. one that does not allow me to get to the Ffiesta).And the platypus is just wrong.