And November is going to be very busy indeed…
I’m hoping to get as much in and done as humanly possible this month but, as it stands?
It’s not going too bad so far 🙂
This week I finished work on another project with MTV’s HIV and AIDS awareness charity, the Staying-Alive Foundation.
This time building around and about their online activity for their latest campaign, (the full details of which you can read over on Big Talk), …and by way of a thank you for all the hard graft, the guys at Staying-Alive secured me a VIP ticket to the MTV European Music Awards!
– Yep. That’s right. V. I. P. –
The Killers, Kanye West, Take That… (no, really).
No pics unfortunately, but I did take a bunch of video mind – like loads – so will have to get some up sharpish I guess.
In the meantime however, back to that busy November I was talking about;
What with today being Sunday, thus follows – tomorrow shall be Monday and tomorrow night is in fact, Mobile Monday (MoMo) London.
Not just any old MoMo event mind, oh no.
Tomorrow just so happens to be MoMo London’s 3rd Birthday Celebrations.
They’ve been going for THREE YEARS! Fair play to them.
Should be a giggle.
We, (as in ‘We, the team from Mobile Industry Review‘), have been asked along to film the show there throughout the night… and I just have to give you this quote that went out on the invitation:
…We will have the MIReview Show joining us too and in the spirit of the evening, they will be presenting and filming some of their show LIVE on stage. (If you don’t know them already, think Top Gear but about mobile technology instead of cars)…
Best. Compliment. Ever.
So yeah, MoMo tomorrow… Then worky work work until Thursday, whereupon I’m off to Europe for a few days to meet up with Journalists and Bloggers alike, spreading the SpinVox gospel as it were…
(and I think… I THINK… that may well be my overseas travel for the year… Done!)
All being well, I should be home the following Sunday and the Monday after that, (November 17th), I’m straight into The Future of Mobile Conference, where I’m taking part in the ‘6×6 UK Bloggers Perspectives’ section speaking alongside five other [and I quote]
…of the UK’s most interesting technology and mobile bloggers present a short insight into a mobile topic. This session will provide truly independent points of view on some of the major topics of continuing discussion in the mobile industry.
Yeah. So no pressure then.
Not when I’m in with such fantastic ‘names’ as Helen Keegan, Jemima Kiss, Vero Pepperrell, Andrew Grill and my Editor-in-Chief over at Mobile Industry Review, Ewan Macleod.
There aren’t really any words to describe how flattered I am to be bundled in with such esteemed folk, all of which I have masses amount of personal and professional respect on many levels… and that’s before we even start on the way I’ve been pitched!
Yeah, no pressure whatsoever. Heh. 😉
Where was I?
That’s right. Monday 17th November. Future of Mobile. Check.
That same week, on the following Friday actually, November 21st, I celebrate my birthday.
Yep. My birthday falls on a Friday. Rock on.
I’ve no idea what I’m planning on doing yet but I’m sure I’ll talk about it eventually…
Moving swiftly onward to the evening of Wednesday Nov 26th I’m hosting Mobile Geeks of London V. Woo! 🙂
MGoL has always been one of my most favourite things to do and this, the fifth event in London of its kind, is no exception. I’ve talked about my love for MGoL at length before and no doubt will again soon.
In the meantime, if you’re interested in attending, get yourself along to the MGoL V facebook event page, put your name down and MAYBE I’ll see you there! Wheeeeeeeeeee!
Hangover depending, November 27th sees the first everevent themed around ‘The Network of Networks’, notionally entitled ‘Amplified 08‘. I HONESTLY do not know enough about this event to do it justice.
All I know is that there’s some bloody interesting people pulling it together and that I will move hell and high water to be there.
I might nip over to their About Page once I’ve finished this post actually, do some reading… Hmm.
And finally, bringing November to a close I’ve actually gone and booked myself a well-deserved weekend relaxing holiday break to somewhere secret, secluded and so completely offline I’m midly concerned I’ll get withdrawal symptoms…
Joking aside, this rest has been a long time coming… and I can’t wait.
Buckle up kids, November’s gonna get hectic!
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Sounds like a fun packed November for you James for sure. Looking forward to watching those videos.!
You having an offline vacation????? You will be suffering, and of course getting withdrawal symptoms for sure, i know I would. I lost my internet connection yesterday for several hours, and I was lost! No WIFI = 🙁
Will be sure to wish you Happy Birthday come Friday, just hope you will be in a fit state to ready it lol.
Have a great week mate.
Happy Birthday to you.
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday dear Whatleydude….
Happy Birthday to you!
Have a great day James, and don’t get too drunk!!!!!!
Thanks for the Birthday wishes Micky, but it’s NEXT Friday! 😉
Whoops.! I’ll get me coat. Whoosh!
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