[Most Recent Entries]
Below are the 17 most recent journal entries recorded in
California Pirate Lovers' LiveJournal:
|Monday, June 23rd, 2008|
Ten minutes of your time for my thesis?
Dear fanfic authors,
first of all I’m sorry if OT posting isn’t allowed in this community, but there’s no other way for me to do this; just delete this if it isn’t appropriate.
I’m a fanfic reader and occasional fanfic writer myself, so what did I pick for my thesis in communication sciences? Fan Fiction, of course. I designed a survey to find out more about our writing habits and media use; it takes about 10 minutes to complete.
If you could go here
and fill it out, I’d be forever grateful. Of course I’ll publish some of the results at my journal in about a month or two, so you’ll know what happened with your answers.
The survey is completely anonymous; I have no way of finding out who gave which answers.
Please, please help a fellow fan out. It’s only ten minutes for you; it’s a very important part of my work for me.
This has been cross-posted like crazy, and I'm sorry for spamming you guys, I'm just a little desperate, too.
|Sunday, October 8th, 2006|
Greetings to all Cali-Pirates!
Our illustrious English cohort, viva_gloria
, is coming to stay with me for a couple of days at the end of the month, and I'm having a little pirate party/open house on Halloween evening from 6 to 10. Gloria would very much like to meet some of the left coast brethren, and I'd love to welcome any and all of you if you'd like to come. If you know of any other piratical folk I should contact, let me know.
|Monday, November 14th, 2005|
|Sunday, July 10th, 2005|
|Wednesday, June 29th, 2005|
Sail into the Sunset, 2005.
Tall Ship Tours and Battle Sails! Pirate Movie Watching! Age of Sail Discussion! Piratical Silliness! The Maritime Museum and Hyde Street Pier! Costume Contest! Aquarium! Fabulous Bay Views! Frightening visitors from Ohio while in Pirate Costume on Fisherman's Wharf!
Lots of fun awaits those who join us in San Francisco for Sail into the Sunset, the weekend of July 29-31, 2005. If you have not already joined the sunset_sailors
, and you have any interest in coming, please e-mail me immediately at linaelyn at
com. You must be 18, or be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please no pets, ADA approved assitance animals excepted. Current Mood: busy
|Monday, April 18th, 2005|
PotC Costuming Community
I hope this is ok to post here, there is a new PotC costuming community starting here on LJ. I've been a part of the group on Yahoo for a little while but prefer this format so much more. potc_costuming
I figure with Halloween about 7 months away I really need to start thinking about a costume, the one I wore last year was cute and all but I want something different this year.
Please feel free to share where you think others might be interested!
|Wednesday, March 23rd, 2005|
|Friday, February 11th, 2005|
Come Sail Away with Me!!!
and a whole bunch of other piratical and pirate tolerant types.
If you're planning (or even just interested and hoping) to make it to the Late July Pirates Gathering: Sail Into the Sunset '05
, please come and join the community:sunset_sailors
|Wednesday, February 9th, 2005|
|Saturday, January 29th, 2005|
coffee/brunch before film tomorrow?
Anyone up for brunch or coffee before the film showing tomorrow, maybe around 11am?
We could hit Mel's Diner for, well, pretty traditional diner fare, or the Green Room cafe for tea/coffee/pastries/sammiches?
Barring that, see you at the theatre!
(BTW for them as asked, daft
is moving into a new apt tomorrow so i doubt she will be there.)
|Friday, January 28th, 2005|
|Tuesday, January 25th, 2005|
PotC on the bigscreen in Hollywood
The El Capitan is running PotC through January 30th, with a costume contest at every show. You get a free pin with the skull from the teaser posters if you show up dressed as a pirate, too.
|Friday, January 14th, 2005|
Hello out there!
I just stumbled across this community and figured I'd introduce myself. I'm Nancy and I live in Northern CA. My Pirate 'obsession' started when I saw POTC a year ago. For Halloween DH and I dressed as Pirates (He makes a good Jack Sparrow) and its been on a roll ever since. Lately I've gotten into the realm of fanfiction and fanart and post those regularly to my journal.
I hope everyone is having a good New Year!
|Wednesday, November 17th, 2004|
Was wondering if anyone on here is planning on attending LosCon 31
in a couple weekends?
There's no specifically piratical programming, from what i can tell, but I'm considering going because i'm a big fan of the guest of honor, Tim Powers (author of the brilliant voodoo zombie pirate novel On Stranger Tides
). I've seen him speak at a con before and he's a great public speaker, plus, hi, voodoo zombie pirates, and ages before PotC even.
Maybe we could form a costumed pirate contingent...
|Friday, October 15th, 2004|
Sea San Pedro!
Come one! Come all! Saturday and Sunday, Sea San Pedro! Come and visit the Irving
and Exy Johnson
! The Kaisei
and the Spirit of Dana Point
(the Pilgy). Sunday the Lynx
will be out and about, and the Argus
should be doing a sail-by.
Parade of Sail Saturday morning at 10. Come for battle sails Saturday and sunday afternoon (40$ adults, 25$ kidlets, buy tickets the day of for boat of choice) and... cool stuff.
Seriously, if you'd like, come out and volunteer; they need your help! If you'd like just come out. I'll be wandering around all day Saturday, and on the Irving Johnson (probably) for battle sails Saturday, in a large black felt hat with a yellow ostrich feather in it, and Sunday before noon. Come one! Come all! Come ye pirates! :)
Oh, sorry, it's at Ports'o'Call, basically. On Harbor between 5th and 6th is the LA Maritime Institute, which is where half the stuff should be happening. The rest should be strung out along Ports'o'call, in San Pedro! Yay!
|Sunday, September 26th, 2004|
More info on the LA Festival of Sail in October
Today i crewed on board the brig Exy Johnson
out of the port of San Pedro (big writeup with photos is forthcoming within the hour in my personal journal, for them as cares), which is hosting the Los Angeles Festival of Sail next month, Oct 16-17, and I got the scoop on what ships will be in attendance.
The "host ships" will be the fleet of the Los Angeles Maritime Institute
, which are as follows:
and Exy Johnson
, twin 111' wood-hulled brigantines
-Swift of Ipswich
, a 70' square topsail wood-hulled schooner
-Bill of Rights
, a 136' gaff-rigged topsail wood-hulled schooner (she's for sale, BTW, for $1M, if anyone wins the lottery)
Visiting ships will be:
, formerly of Japan, on her way to her new home of San Fransisco, a 151' metal-hulled brigantine (website is out of date)
-Spirit of Dana Point
, 118' schooner from Dana Point, CA
, 156' square-rigged topsail schooner, 3 masted, of Claremont, CA
, 122' square-topsail schooner of Newport Beach, CA
, 68' topsail ketch, also of Newport Beach, CA
There *will* be battle sails at this festival (this means cannonfire).
They are also looking for volunteers to help out, and volunteers can sign up to berth on board the ships Saturday night.
There will also be a party for crew/trainees/volunteers on Saturday night, sponsored by the Port of LA.
I will be volunteering during the festival. Anyone interested in volunteering as well? I can post contact info if so. You do not have to be a seasoned sailor to volunteer, either--they are looking for people to help with leading tours through the ships, and on land as well. Or, if folks just want to attend, I'd love to be part of a meet-up.
|Saturday, September 18th, 2004|
First Post! Festival of Sail 2004
First I'd like to say that I'm really excited about this community. I recognize some of the names on the member list from pirategasm
. Some of you may remember me as a briefly-prolific writer of largely Jack-centric fic in the early days of the PotC fandom (all my stuff is archived in my Memories under "fic"), though I sort of fell out of activity when real life got crazy... The abridged version is, quit my job, sold everything I own, and moved to Los Angeles.
One of the many things I'm going to be doing in LA is volunteer crewing at the Los Angeles Maritime Institute
on board their twin historic brigantines, the Irving Johnson
and the Exy Johnson
. (Ship photos and more info in my personal journal, here.
) I was at a volunteer orientation today and they mentioned something that i thought might warrant a meetup, perhaps, and that is the LA Festival of Sail, which is being held Oct 15-17. There's going to be a parade of ships (Privateer Lynx
is confirmed to attend, but I didn't hear about what others might besides the Irving
and the Exy
) and opportunities to board them both moored and for daysails. Gossip is that the daysails will be battle sails, with cannons fired.
I'll be there. Who's with me?http://www.festivalofsail.com/