January 4th, 2007

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Hogmanay and after

The report time for Street Party stewarding was 5pm at the Hibs stadium on Easter Road. As Sunday's buses were even more restricted than usual, I ended up arriving at about a quarter to (it would have been earlier had I been carrying an umbrella (used as a walking stick) or a smaller bag (in addition to food and drink for while I was working, it contained assorted party munitions and a flask of nice malt for when we were stood down).

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It was a good Hogmanay, all told, although I suspect I'll try to get a different position if I'm doing the stewarding thing next year: in years when the party's not cancelled, it can be as late as four or five in the morning before the First Aid stations finally close.