It has been a long time since I harassed all you Northern Lomo geeks for a meetup so I feel that now would be a suitable time to get on it. Let’s do Liverpool in February.
So, as I stated in my blog entry recently “I have forgotten what you all look like”, and I can’t really remember the last proper meet up we had here in the North of England. Well I can, it was Blackpool in June. Anyway, after putting the feelers out people seem to have decided that February in Liverpool would be a good idea. I therefore think we should all meet in Liverpool Lime Street station at 12pm on Saturday 22 February. The National Rail website doesn’t exactly make it clear but there appears to be a pub so I guess we congregate in there initially.
If there is anyone from Liverpool who could actually show us around and that kind of thing then please come forward as I know very very little about the place! If anyone has any further comments or suggestions then feel free to leave a comment below this article. And invite newbies along as we don’t want our group size to dwindle – I am aiming for at least 15 people present this trip.
Thanks for reading and I hope to see all of you there.
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