Vertigo Leg 1: 2005, US

Nov
19
2010

'At home it's still yesterday...'

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19 November 2010
'At home it's still yesterday...'
Travel day.  London to Auckland (day 2)

Leg one of the journey completed and I headed for the B.A. lounge at Singapore€™s Changi Airport.  It€™s only an hour€™s stop-over but I took advantage of the free wifi, as there are some new renders of show video I needed to look at.   I also ran into Darren Hayes on iChat which was a nice surprise.  Skype & iChat make the world a much smaller place.

LHR-SIN was fine, I ate, I slept, I read (The Elegance of the Hedgehog €“ promising, but I€™m not sure it€™s in-flight friendly), I movied (The Kids are All Right which was€¦all right, and Shrek, Forever After which was hilarious.  The writing is so good.  When Eddie Murphy called the Gingerbread Man €œHey, cracker€, I snorted so loudly I woke up the bloke in the next seat.)

Met the lads back at Gate 26.  Next call is Sydney for a longer stop, I think.  Steff gets a monumentally long layover, though we don€™t know why.  Craig points out that it€™s already tomorrow in New Zealand, so therefore we are in the final day of this journey.  I phoned home, where it€™s still yesterday.  What time is it in the world?

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suziem
22 November, 2010
Showtime?!
Almost, anyway!
loveandpeace83
22 November, 2010
What time is it in the world ??? :=0
These lines are still with Willie awesome ..... I think everything will improve the "November 25 2010, Auckland NZ Mt Smart Stadium. See you soon. kisses loveandpeace83 (U2--forever^^) :=)
Els B
22 November, 2010
Welcome to New Zealand
Welcome to New Zealand, Willie! I am soooo looking forward to the shows on Thursday & Friday! Only 2 more days to go! See you in Auckland. Love, Els
deck
22 November, 2010
What time is it in the world?
It's time for U2 Down Under!
aussiegirl
22 November, 2010
the future awaits you.....
welcome to the future Willie, crew and U2!!!!!!!!! Bring on Oz!
rak71
22 November, 2010
Welcome to NZ
Welcome to Aoteroa - hope you have a fantastic time. I can't wait to fly to Auckland in 3 days to see the concerts. U2 rock!
Tommy Banny
22 November, 2010
what time is it in the world!
Showtime Willie!! and I cannot wait..have been waiting for the moment you guys with your amazing production would come back to NZ!
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