What a seriously brilliant gig the guys put on for us last night and on a night that marked The Stranglers performance at The Hope and Anchor, 35 years ago to the day.
I loved every minute of it and even had the pleasure of taking to the stage to welcome the boys back on for their well deserved encore.
The attendance could have been better but it was nice to see some Forum folk at the venue. Hugs and kisses with Big Al, Sid, Pigeon, Claire, Kath, Touchline, Fatbus (get the lads to play at The 100 Club !) and one or two other regular faces. Sorry if I have forgotten anyone.
It was also a pleasure to see Ava who I hope made it home safely.
The Pinot Grigio at The Hope and Anchor is truly first class and at £7.90 a bottle, it represents great value. They serve it at just the right temperature which makes viewing Straighten Out even more enjoyable. Goodness knows how much we got through but I did look like a car crash this morning.
Went home via the Finchley kebab house and got myself an excellent chicken kebab which I washed down with some red wine whilst listening to La Folie. Woke up at 5am, still in my clothes, on the sofa. Silly boy.
Thank you, gentlemen, for a most entertaining evening. The four of you are a first class act and you have a marvelous road crew to boot too.
Extremely excellent and I look forward to my next Straighten Out extravaganza.
I took some photos which are below.
These two wanted to come with me to the gig but I told them to sod off.