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Free Software Magazine: FOSDEM--A Personal Account (With All Personal Details Withheld)

Mar 03, 2007, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Goodwin)

"FOSDEM--a geek trip to Brussels. Going abroad to experience different cultures. Or at least, a chance to eat chips, suffer rain, and watch American TV in a different country. What follows is my diary of the event, told from a primarily personal and social aspect... but with all personal details withheld to protect the innocent and guilty alike.

"I began my FOSDEM odyssey on Wednesday evening at Waterloo International train station. This is where all London Eurostar trains leave for Brussels, and all the continental tourists arrive when coming to London. (Yes, the French are forced to alight at Waterloo--someone in Government had a sense of humour!) My keenness was mirrored by just one other GLLUGer whom I met in the departure lounge. Here, we covered the important questions for the weekend; where to eat, where to drink, and where to collapse in the gutter without being arrested..."

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