It was a joyous occasion at Arcadia as about ten of us gathered to cruciverbalise and meet our cryptic guru. DA proved to be as disarming as he appears on TV and not in the slightest bit as curly as some of his clues might make him out to be.
Meeting the people who’ve taken part in forming this blog was extra special good, and the added diversion of a film crew made things that little bit stranger and more memorable.
And here we are, right in the middle of listening to one of RC’s fine array of anecdotes:
We took over four tables out the back and I doubt Arcadia will want us back: most of us were still there fours hours after first sitting down, and RC, Ian and I extended that stay to five!
Update: And Ian has kindly sent through his better-quality photo of the event, one in which we’re paying more attention to the photographer:
Further update: And you might notice that the photos above look a whole lot brighter all of a sudden. That’s thanks to the Robin’s fine image manipulation skills, so a big thank you to
Further further update: Wiping the egg off my face: Robin is male!