So, the second long stretch away from home on our Mike & the Mechanics support tour the begins. Ron has been up since 5 schlepping across the countryside to collect us all from the four corners of London and afar.
Rolling out of London into the eye of a storm. In the ‘Splitter’, Ron driving, with James and Ian, Terl, Nick and Simon. Battered up through the Midlands we pick Dani up at Chester Station, then brave the last few miles out to Rhyl.
Simon and I are on the train rolling back up the East Coast Line to Edinburgh. We change trains in Edinburgh for Glasgow Central where we are picked up by taxi and deposited over at the Holiday Inn on West Nile Street.
The Nelson Brothers are heading down to Kipper’s studio on a beautiful blue and gold autumn morning. After hot chocolate in the station café, we take the train from Clapham Junction to Haslemere… then stroll down to the barn, guitars on backs…