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1 Posted 14/08/2018 at 11:08:37
2 Posted 14/08/2018 at 11:24:15
3 Posted 14/08/2018 at 11:27:19
4 Posted 14/08/2018 at 13:19:32
Operating a barter system now pal. Bring the towels and cutlery back from your last stay, and the ticket is yours.
The Halligan Mansion can sleep 68, so anyone else looking to travel and stay over is welcome. Don't attempt to sneak in uninvited late at night though, the Leopards have their leashes slipped at 9pm.
5 Posted 14/08/2018 at 13:50:16
6 Posted 14/08/2018 at 13:59:50
Sorry Keith, but Sarah loves the towels and we're keeping them. Besides, none of that wildlife scares me as much as Rob's watch cat. Grrrrr.
7 Posted 14/08/2018 at 15:20:21
8 Posted 14/08/2018 at 22:04:59
9 Posted 14/08/2018 at 22:30:14
10 Posted 14/08/2018 at 22:35:28
11 Posted 14/08/2018 at 22:40:52
12 Posted 14/08/2018 at 23:14:02
Dave, got to meet the both of yas! You come as a set, right?
Peter, as you may recall from our trip to the pastie shop, I eat with my fingers only.
Michael, thank you.
13 Posted 14/08/2018 at 23:41:19
14 Posted 15/08/2018 at 00:35:00
Great news. Wishing you another once in a lifetime trip and many a long year to tell the tales.
15 Posted 15/08/2018 at 05:52:21
16 Posted 15/08/2018 at 09:40:10
17 Posted 15/08/2018 at 10:14:49
I am currently in the UK about a mile from the ground but will probably be back in the US by November. It's a shame as I would love to enjoy a pint with you.
Perhaps we can organize a mass exodus of expat blues for a trip to one of the final games of the season when I hope we are still in with a shout of something worthwhile.
Enjoy your trip, I'm sure the hospitality alone will make it enjoyable but a win at Anfield would make you mascot of the year.
18 Posted 15/08/2018 at 23:04:18
I hope you have a fantastic time over yonder. Take pics again and post another article when you get back chronicling all your moments and exploits, as you did last time.
I'll be in Florida. Where it's warm. Where my bank account won't get crushed with airfare. Some day I'll make the trip.
Also, I'm very happy for you. Coming off cancer and thinking you might be making a one and only pilgrimage your last visit, it warms the heart to see you heading over for the sequel.
Enjoy, Mike. The internet would suggest you're a warm, friendly, nice man who's had to overcome some health obstacles.
You deserve it. Go have fun. When you're at Goodison, root for me too.
19 Posted 15/08/2018 at 23:38:04
20 Posted 16/08/2018 at 06:30:43
Neither of which figured into my teasing Steve about his fixation on our manager!
21 Posted 16/08/2018 at 06:33:38
Jamie, will do, mate. We do need to meet up at some point, somewhere here in the U.S. of A.
22 Posted 16/08/2018 at 06:46:40
We will be sending our very own lucky charm into Mordor, like David facing Goliath.
You're good luck Versus their seemingly endless Faustian pact. Dont let us down.
No pressure though
23 Posted 16/08/2018 at 14:02:26
Unless I pull a hammy in warmups.
24 Posted 16/08/2018 at 19:32:33
I once heard a group of people in the pub talking about your first trip. Your story went beyond ToffeeWeb.
If you can bring the charm to beat the shite a Mordor, you will become legend. future generations of Evertonians will sing songs about you. You will be up there with David France, Brian Labone and Dave Hickson.
Of course the downside is: If we lose, it will be all your fault.
26 Posted 16/08/2018 at 19:49:25
Keep us updated on your schedule?
Sounds a great trip.
27 Posted 16/08/2018 at 19:55:06
As for a win across the park, I'll predict the score right now -- the same as the store where I bought all my kit last time -- Liverpool One, Everton Two. What a day that would be. I'd probably miss my flight home.
28 Posted 16/08/2018 at 20:22:20
29 Posted 16/08/2018 at 20:30:10
30 Posted 16/08/2018 at 20:58:43
31 Posted 16/08/2018 at 21:05:12
I have had the joy of us beating them at Goodison. Only visited their ground 4 times, 1 draw & 3 defeats. No joy, just pain.
Hope you bring some luck, but just hope you have a great trip.
32 Posted 18/08/2018 at 11:07:19
Delighted to hear you are coming over again- I hope you can see a win because there really is no feeling like beating that shower, especially at the meccano ground!
33 Posted 18/08/2018 at 18:46:00
34 Posted 19/08/2018 at 16:48:59
35 Posted 19/08/2018 at 19:44:04
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