And just to follow up on Bow James Bow, yes, a good time was had by all, even when Greg, Greg and IP began discussing electoral reform with great gusto, at which point one could shut them up only by refilling their glasses and hope they noticed:
"Well, sure, single-transferable voting has its appeal, but when you compare it to MMP ... oh, look! Beer!"
And since IP is leaving us this week, perhaps we can squeeze in one more evening of drinking pragmatically. We'll just have to watch her blog closely for details.
UPDATE: New details on next book launch here.