If you imagine yourself retracing the path of Captain Cook,
you should be very grateful that the conference is in Alaska,
and not Hawaii !
On 1/27/06, Leo Enticknap <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Bob Curtis-Johnson writes:
> >We also have a *very* competitive room rate (lower than most if not
> >all other AMIA conferences, I believe) in the Captain Cook Hotel...
> I can't seem to escape Captain Cook. He was born a twenty minute
> walk from my office, and the fact that he was so inconsiderate as to
> live just over a century before the existence of moving image media
> has been a source of constant irritation ever since (as in, people
> ringing up and asking if we have any film of him).
> It's somewhat weird to think that I'll effectively be retracing his
> steps (or should that be his bow wave?) in October. It's also
> somewhat comforting to think that unlike Cook's trip, mine will only
> take me 20 hours or so.
> Leo Enticknap
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> School of Arts and Media
> University of Teesside
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