Wednesday 29th Oct
Arrived 1830 Out for dinner with Phil – we went to a really cool Italian – Dunc & James had their first mac and cheese J
Thursday 30th Oct
Tried to go for breakfast at the ‘Friends’ coffee house unfortunately it wasn’t open so we went to The Pain de Quotidien… I had the best natural yoghurt and granola EVER!!!
Marathon Expo to pick up numbers – We went to the expo and spent a bloody fortune!! James tried on numerous different tops, coats, hats and trainers!!
Grand Central Station - Juniors for cheesecake. – We went to shake shack first for a late lunch and then had a humungous piece of cheesecake….. I felt sick! James took his back to Phils and there it stayed… I wonder if Lauren and Phil ever ate it?!
TOTR – we tried to go up but we decided to buy tickets and then wait for Nick and Alistair the next day.
Shopping… Nike store / Abercrombie & Fitch
Time Square at night – walked round to get to the Belasco theatre.
Broadway Show 8pm Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Belasco theatre. It was amazing – sad and funny, the lead was a genius. Basically it was a one man show with a band on stage to accompany his singing. Brilliant night.
Friday 31st Oct
Breakfast in a local diner…. ‘you want coiffee..?’ brilliant place J
We jumped in a cab and went back to the expo so that Duncan and James could get numerous shots of themselves in various poses with different back drops J
12:00 escape the room 107 Suffolk street - This was amazing… 60 mins trapped in a room with 9 americans… James and Duncan were amazing… finding clues that would lead to a key that would then unlock padlocks to more clues… we did it with 5 and half mins to spare….?
Lunch at Kats Diner… it was delicious…..!
More shopping!! Converse / Addidas store…
4pm Marathon Opening Ceremony - this was amazing.. very proud of James. Whilst we watched him walk past carrying the union Jack.. Alisdair and Nick turned up… then the fireworks started!!!!
We all went to Applejacks Diner – lots of pasta and chips were consumed J