Wembley Weekend

Well…. overnight trip to London… Arrived at 4.30am, an hour and a half early, having spent the entire journey chatting to a lass from Haarlem, only to find there were no cafes open at silly oclock. It was all good though, hunted down a powerpoint and charged my phone and then went on a trundle to the Thames. Tis always pretty down there in the morning. 7am found its way into the morning so i headed off again, filling my face by Victoria station in a sports bar, serving multipul amounts of sausage, bacon, beans, toast, shrooms, and, to make it healthy, a glass of pineapple! Good breakfast!

So… now for the trek across London to Wembley. Due to someone throwing themselves under a train (again) one line was out, but it was easy enough to sort a differing route. I landed in Wembley park at about half 8, and took a tour of the outside of the stadium. Man that place is big! Image

So.. being there early, I thought I’d check out the bar I was going to meet Mike at. By this time it’s 9.30am and starting to heat up. I get there, and there are already Alex fans there, and the bar is open! Sorted! So… the morning was spent, drinking slowly, and soaking up the sun. A few old friends surfaced, and eventually Mike appeared! Craig called saying he was on his way, Jo said a passing Hi, Yvonne was chatty (i was amazed she recognised me), n so we buggered off to the game! Craigs ticket meant he was one tier up from us, and we were right in the sun. Hells teeth it was hot. I mean like.. Fried Martin and a side order of Wiseman to go hot! Half time consisted of going to the toilets and attempting to drown in water! Then.. back out for the second 45.

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It’s fair to say.. we had a brilliant time, Crewe won… and it was all good. Headed back to Craigs for a couple of drinks and an indian, then curled up and attempted to fend off sunstroke!

Monday was spent exploring London, had a good wander, took a bunch of pics, and basically relaxed before the trip back. All in all, everything went as planned. It’s been a long time since an excursion went that well! And now.. well now I fly out tomorrow for Wolves and then Download! Ozzy, Metallica, and Saxon are calling! It’s like a mini adventure!!

Til next time!

Alistair at wembley

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