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[Apr. 5th, 2007|11:04 am]
Listen in, listen Ian!
Covent G. Station,
In camouflage combat pants,
Comic Tony Hawks.

One for pipistrellus there. This was on Tuesday morning as I
was getting off the train having just got to work, he was wandering on to
the platform. I've often wondered about the people catching the train away
from there when I'm arriving. Seriously, who catches a train from
Covent Garden at 9 am. Is it people who live there, and don't start work
until late? Is it people who got to work really early and are going home
now? Or is it just comedians doing research for their next book, "Round the
underground with two days' stubble in the small hours"?

I played softball last night for the first time this year. I'm joining a
new team, as the team I played for in the past play mainly in Wandsworth,
and my new team, the Tecumsehs, play their home games in Clissold Park
which is clearly much better. They seem a nice bunch, and I even played
well, hitting the ball quite a long way and drawing admiring glances. Just
wait for that to stop once pre-seaon training ends and the season proper
begins.

Watering can update: I still haven't bought one. But after today, four days
off work! Which will be excellent, and involve lots of time for buying
household and garden tools. I haven't got anything planned really after
tomorrow - I have to stay in waiting for a delivery on Saturday but that's
about it.
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[User Picture]From: pink_weasel
2007-04-05 10:14 am (UTC)
I think he lives in the south of France. Could he not have been changing trains? Why didn't you go up and ask him to explain exactly what he thought he was doing? You could have offered to buy him a hotdog if he told you.
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[User Picture]From: ruudboy
2007-04-05 05:57 pm (UTC)
You can't change trains at Covvo G. Not for the South of France anyway.
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From: mooism
2007-04-05 10:24 am (UTC)
You got off at Covent Garden during the rush hour? You brave man.
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[User Picture]From: ruudboy
2007-04-05 05:55 pm (UTC)
It's fine to get off there in the morning. Miles better than Holborn. You just sometimes have to wait for the second or third lift.
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From: mooism
2007-04-05 07:31 pm (UTC)
I remember a lot of slow shuffling to get as far as the lift. This was years ago, though.
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[User Picture]From: oldbloke
2007-04-05 10:47 am (UTC)
Tried to buy some camouflage trousers once. Couldn't find any.



Thankyouverymuch. I'm here all week. Tell your friends.
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[User Picture]From: nudejournal
2007-04-05 11:07 am (UTC)
He's sunk as far as doing ads for unsecured personal loans, I note.
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[User Picture]From: carsmilesteve
2007-04-05 12:49 pm (UTC)
and being rude about perfectly good pop songs on bbc3, which, given his history, is a bit pot/kettle...
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[User Picture]From: percyprune
2007-04-05 06:07 pm (UTC)
'Alleged' comic Tony Hawks. I used to go to a lot of TV recordings in the early '90s where he was the warm-up comic, and he was awful. I remember Mike McShane having to apologise for him on the set of The Big One.
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