We went to Aylesbury to see some people. We got the train from Marylebone at 9.30 and went through the Aylesbury town centre, not the Parkway stop.
The first of many statues:
In the shopping mall:
In the market, the Flag Bag was on sale in anticpation of the football later:
The statue of Disraeli:
The statue of John Hampden:
Also in the town centre:
Never seen this in London – must be a very obscure FBPE/Russia conspiracy offshoot:
Going back to the multi-story car park:
There is a green place inside the car park:
We got the train back to Marylebone and arrived around 6.20 pm. We went to a pub nearby but it was already crowded and all tables reserved to watch the football. We got the bus headed back to south London and around Victoria there were lots of cars tooting their horns whilst passengers waved various flags of Arab countries in support and celebration of Morocco beating Portugal.
Here are the various local newspapers for sale in Aylesbury today:
Leighton Buzzard Observer, Tuesday 6th December:
Maidenhead Advertiser, Thursday 8th December:
Watford Observer, Friday 9th December:
Bucks Free Press, Friday 9th December: