The pre-VOX conference preparations are underway!

Plans are afoot for this year’s VOX conference – the one day in the year when the UK’s voiceover community descends on a hotel in the Midlands to engage in serious industry-related debate and networking.  There are seminars and name badges and everything.   We get freebies too in a little bag – pens and mugs.  It’s top.

I got an email yesterday from the conference organiser.

“What do you want to eat?” she asked.  Like her, I’m a vegetarian so we were weighing up the options.

“What are the choices?” I said.

“A feta cheese thing, slow baked pepper and a broccoli pithivier.”

“What’s a pithivier?” I said, bemused.

“I’ve no idea,“ she replied.

I was intrigued.  I’ve never heard of a pithivier.  I looked it up on Google, I was so entranced.  ‘Pithivier’ I typed, feeling all excited.

And what is it?

It’s a pasty.  A posh word for a pasty.  (Try looking up ‘pasties’ on Wikipedia and you’ll get a surprise…)  I can’t imagine ever being in a situation where I’d want to eat a broccoli pasty.

I emailed the conference organiser.

“I’ll have the baked pepper but I’m hoping to get pithiviered in the evening!” I replied, waggishly.

Reader, she didn’t reply…

after the vox conference

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