Ireland isn’t doing very well at spring this year. There was a week of warm afternoons a couple of weeks ago, and it’s been clear a lot, but quite cold. Today it seems to have moved directly into November, with wind and rain and 6°-that-feels-like-0° temperatures.
On top of that, there’s a 48 hour bus strike going on in Dublin this weekend. However, it’s Free Comic Book Day, so I was determined that we were going to Get Out, and so Young Indiana and I went forth to have an Adventure In The Rain.
We exhausted ourselves, actually, hitting two comic shops, going out to lunch, meandering through one of the shopping centres to have a go on several of the coin-operated rides, and finishing up at Chapters Bookstore before staggering (well, taxi-ing) home.
Indy and his friend Peter, also known as “Cutie Waiter,” who is the reason Lemon Jelly is our go-to restaurant in Dublin city centre… :) (We referred to Lemon Jelly as “Cutie Waiter’s” for a long time, before we learned Peter’s name. :))
There’s also a pic of him actually with his free comic book, but I’m waiting for the lads at SubCity to post it. :)
Anyway, we were knackered by the time we got home, but we had a pretty great Adventure In The Rain.