Sometimes I try to get out of my comfort zone and this was a great occasion. However I did bring my safety blanket Minigenue who happens to be an excellent conversation starter….
…and a great poser (or is that just posturing?)
Also found that nifty tentacle-thing laying on the table, and couldn’t resist trying it on. It was the multi-talented and awesome Mercedes Rodrigo who invited me to come along and meet people, I do hope she won’t mind if I stick this pic here for all to see: