January 4th, 2007


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.