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Monday, June 11, 2007

Notes from New York...
Friday
Smooth flight / US Customs easy / Big Yellow Taxi / Stu's first view of Manhattan skyline / Chelsea Hotel eccentric / Barracuda packed / been awake 24 hours

Saturday
The Dish / 8th avenue walk / Christopher St / Pier 45 / Washington Square / Open air jazz / Rawhide / jetlag / 6pm bed

Sunday
The Dish / Queens' Gay Pride parade / Jackson Heights / Ugly Betty come alive / still lagged / 7:30pm bed

Monday
Raining so shopping / Century 21 / Macy's / Times Square / Virgin Megastore / FAO Schwartz / Abercrombie & Fitch (given resale warning!) / Woof! @ The View

Tuesday
The Dish / Uptown bus tour (Kiki) / Harlem / Downtown bus tour (Stanley) / Hairspray on Broadway (fab) / Rawhide

Wednesday
The Dish / Brooklyn bus tour (Stanley again) / Abercrombie & Fitch (so much for their warning!) / Brooklyn Bridge walk / DUMBO & bar

Thursday
The Viceroy / B & H / Rockerfeller Center observation deck / Grand Central Terminal / train to Connecticut (New Cannan) to see Emma / Southwalk marina for sunset / got v drunk / dancing in tapas restaurant / last train home / Stu falls off the train platform injures his leg / we give false name to guard who thinks we might sue

Friday
Advil to the rescue / All-day Doctor Who marathon in bed / New York Strip house (best steak ever) / Rawhide

Saturday
Circle Line boat cruise / Statue of Liberty / Central Park walking / Strawberry Fields / Metropolitan Museum of Art / Observation deck / Armoury / The Ring / The Dish / Bar crawl (Gym, Splash, Gym, Rawhide, The View, Gym)

Sunday
Coney Island / Check-in / Dinner at The Dish / Gym / Rawhide / Barracuda

Monday
Pack / Shopping / Limo to JFK / Four hours on tarmac waiting for storm to pass

Tuesday
Finally landed and (surprise, surprise) Heathrow Express is suspended / Home and catch up with missed Dr Who

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