London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby The Dríver » 16 Sep 2017, 15:24

Diamond Dog wrote:So all ready for the London Jolly... get lift to Didcot Train Station. Buy railcard for £30. Go to walk off... "When's the next fast train mate?". "1432.... outside R3... bus to Maidenhead, train from there". "Umm... don't you think it may have been a good idea to tell me that before I buy the TRAIN ticket?". "I can give you a refund". "Good, please do so". So sorry guys and gals I won't be seeing you in London today. I'm sure you'll have a good old laugh at my expense (I'm certain that I would if roles were reversed) and have a couple for me. Must remember to check train schedules next time.

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If you'd got the bus to Maidenhead we'd now most likely be on the same train. Would've been an adventure getting home, though.

mind you, nothing new there.
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby Still Baron » 16 Sep 2017, 15:29

Y'all have fun now!
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby Diamond Dog » 16 Sep 2017, 15:32

Belle Lettre wrote:FFS


Indeed.

The Dríver wrote:If you'd got the bus to Maidenhead we'd now most likely be on the same train. Would've been an adventure getting home, though.
mind you, nothing new there.


And that was it really. I'm fucked if I'm relying on a bus connecting at Maidenhead for Didcot late at night - pissed.

Sorry guys. But it just wasn't meant to be.
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby Neil Jung » 16 Sep 2017, 15:42

Missed my planned train by watching Palace lose again, so will be 30 minutes later.
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby The Dríver » 16 Sep 2017, 22:28

Well, that was fun. As ever, i didn't get a chance to speak to everyone, but that's Jollies for you.

And a good true doyen turnout to boot.
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby Belle Lettre » 16 Sep 2017, 23:24

It really was fun, even though I was trapped into speaking to you :)
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby The Dríver » 16 Sep 2017, 23:33

I expect more loyalty from a wife...
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby Belle Lettre » 16 Sep 2017, 23:44

Well I am a fishwife
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby the masked man » 17 Sep 2017, 00:24

Sorry, Carol, that you endured my whining about life at Peterborough City Council. But thanks for listening. Always a pleasure to meet you, and every other BCBer on our nights out in London.

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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby The Slider » 17 Sep 2017, 01:38

Tossers.
the lot of you
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby Toby » 17 Sep 2017, 08:28

My first Jolly in some time and a refreshingly lovely experience. Great to see lots of old faces and a new one (Quix).

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Toby wrote:My first Jolly in some time and a refreshingly lovely experience. Great to see lots of old faces and a new one (Quix).


Yes lovely to meet you Toby!

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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby quix » 17 Sep 2017, 10:21

It was a fab night. Thank you all for being so welcoming to Michele (those of you who were still there when she arrived)! She may or may not join BcB. Perhaps she could just be an honorary Lundun JU member? :)

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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby WG Kaspar » 17 Sep 2017, 10:31

So no one slept on the train on the way home?
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Postby The Slider » 17 Sep 2017, 15:27

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Postby Uncle Charles Routine » 17 Sep 2017, 17:10

Great photos! - especially the one of Carol and Marion, and the one of Johnny on his own, smiling.
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby Belle Lettre » 17 Sep 2017, 17:34

the masked man wrote:Sorry, Carol, that you endured my whining about life at Peterborough City Council. But thanks for listening. Always a pleasure to meet you, and every other BCBer on our nights out in London.

Nonsense, Andrew. I asked you how you were getting on! Hang in there.
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 17 Sep 2017, 21:15

The Fish is the real star here. I laughed and laughed and laughed. Then I cried.
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby never/ever » 17 Sep 2017, 21:41

I'm happy to see Huw in these too.
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Re: London Sept 16th - a proper Jolly....

Postby quix » 17 Sep 2017, 21:50

Walk In My Shadow wrote:The Fish is the real star here. I laughed and laughed and laughed. Then I cried.


I agree :lol:

His expressions are priceless. :D