I have a lovely new corset, thanks to palingyuan, who went shopping with oidhche and her co-worker Natalie while I was otherwise occupied. Now I need the rest of an outfit to wear it with.
Speaking of Oid and Paling, take a look at
That's courtesy of Hugh Casey Photography, where there are many other beautiful pictures of the event. Hugh is a talented photographer, and he's trying to make a business out of doing portraits at events and other such things. I spent most of the weekend working for him, trying to keep things organized and hassle-free so he could focus on the art. I was really pleased to have the chance to be useful.
And I had so much fun! I talked to people from life-before-cons, people I've met more recently, people I was meeting for the first time. I spent the whole weekend talking. Then I had no voice at all for three days.
Pictures of me? Oh, no. No one takes pictures of the photographer's assistant. Mostly.