We left Sussex at about 9:30am and headed on our way to Blackpool with Stuart driving in his beast of a people carrier (With enough room in the back for a Houdini (Who?) milk can escape). In the front was Stuart, Gordon (First time Blackpooler) myself and Max in the back. Geoff was meeting us there!
Half way into the journey 3 police cars covered all 3 lanes of the motorway and drastically slowed down to about 15 miles an hour. 2 minutes later a Mazda passed us at speed with a police car in hot pursuit. The reckless driving continued until the police managed to pull the car over. It was like something out of a film car chase!
We arrived at about 4pm and checked into our hotel rooms. Then went for a stroll in Blackpool. In the arcade we had a quick game of camel derby! This is where some lady won 3 times in a row. I dread to think how many friends and relatives have received a stuffed meerkat as a present from this derby diva!
On the way back we thought it was about time to check into the Ruskin to see what was "going down" Me and Max had a great chat with FISM Winner and the star of 'The Magicians' - Jason Latimer. A very nice guy who defiantly lives magic. Which is what you have to do to be one of the best! And Jason really is - one of the best!
Me and Max then caught up with Stuart, Geoff, Gordon, and the rest of the guys at Truffles Steak restaurant! Good food and great company!
It was then time to head back to the hotel for an early night for all the action and excitement for the start of Blackpool Magic Convention 2012.
See you tomorrow,