Due to circumstances beyond our control, suspected to be due to complications in an earlier use of the facility, the mission has been scrubbed at V minus 30 minutes. The next launch window is on two weeks time on December 1st.
This report will continue at that time. For now all systems have been returned to a holding facility in East London.
So it begins. It is a cold and foggy Sunday morning in East London, a day like any other in mid November, except that it is a day of change, or the start thereof at least. It’s a day of endings, the last day of a chapter of my life which has gone on now for a number of years. This afternoon, I will check into hospital for surgery, and by this time tomorrow, it should be all done, or at least close to. (more…)
It’s Tuesday October 7th, and I sit here at a glass table, sipping herbal tea from a glass cup, looking out over London. I’m relaxing before heading out for today’s adventures while my tablet charges up, though if the truth were told, I should be back in Camden packing more things.
It’s been a long journey getting to were I am now, and it’s not over yet, though if we’re counting milestones, I’m coming up on a big one. (more…)
Turbulent week is turbulent. I’ve looked at a load of flats over the last few days, trying to find something affordable. It’s not easy either. I think I’ve been everywhere, and seen all sorts and sizes of property, and met some really lovely people (and a cat). (more…)