||Watford High Street to
via Lyn Fleckney's and the Tantivy
||Left Theresa at the High Street Station
for the official start, deciding that having spent £139 on a price
busting rail card (free travel abroad and half price in the UK) we
would walk the first leg of the journey. Got to Lyn's within three
minutes of departure, having done a bottle of wine, and popped in for
a drink. After leaving Lyn's, we got held up by a few Guinnesses at
the Tantivy, eventually making it to Watford Junction over two hours
after our departure. Managed to persuade some drunken Scottish Rugby
fans that we were genuine Johnny Frenchmen.
||Watford Junction to
||Can't remember much about this bit at
all. Presumably uneventful.
||London Euston to
London Charing Cross
via various loo stops (unofficial) and Forbidden Planet
||Excellent game of one aside footy Euston
Road edition, much to the chagrin of motorists and an ambulance
driver. This was Bally's golden days, little suspecting his later
demise. After a quick loo break at the Centre Point underpass lavvy,
which Wayne mistook for being closed, we headed for Forbidden Planet,
where I purchased the Dr Who Fun Book, and a copy of The Faceless
Ones. Remember getting to Charing Cross and Attempting a lie down.
||London Charing Cross to
||Significant memories of leaving Bally on
the train at some stage, but not much else at the moment. Some
sobering up being done here me thinks.
||Dover Eastern Docks to
||Fond memories of Lourdes Pilgrims on a
dark crossing, accompanied by the biggest bottle of Bailey's we'd ever
seen before. And was it me, or was there some sort of Welsh choir on