I've arrived early in Anchorage. It's Monday evening and I'm settled into the Hilton. I had a great trip up from Nelson - 10 days on the road. The weather wasn't the greatest and it did break my heart on occasion to know that I was travelling through fantastic scenery with nothing but a lovely view of the clouds. But I'm here now and the skies are clearing outside my hotel window. If any Bouchercon attendees get in early, give me a buzz and perhaps we can have a drink or something!