I will not attempt to get everything out immediately. Suffice for now to say that the "gathering of the clans" was a success, and that we all had fun. Jim blogged our night at Malcolm's signing here. More photos:
Mission of Burma, mushroom hunting, Johnny Cash, the eccentric Oxford naturalist Jonathan Kingdon, Remington Model 8 rifles, Mauser Broomhandles (especially regarding the merits of the 7.63 Mauser cartridge over the 9mm Luger chambering), Annie Proulx, the 1903 Mannlicher Schoenaur rifle, technical details (that were beyond my ken) of evolutionary biology of horses, dinosaurs, birds and lizards..."