Well, I'm still amazed by the two wonderful days I had with all of you guys!!!
I had a very busy Sunday today, saying goodbye to some Greek friends, but all day I had images from Friday and Saturday!
Friday night at the Goldhawk was real fun, meeting Meg in person, after blogging and chatting with her in here all these years... Sweet Meg, see you in USA! And of course Mike and Dino, HRH Mr T, Sniff, Pieter and Paul from the Dutch mob, Haribomort and so many others...and - Oh My God! Irish Jack!!!!
The improptu acoustic mini-gig of the Wholigans was a great treat! Unfortunately, I had to catch a train so I left before the second set, but I knew the Convention was going to be awesome!
Saturday morning my backpack with my camera and tripod on my back, jumping from train to train to get to the Bush Hall, I had one thing on my mind: Today is going to be a blast!Ron and
Andy provided me with tapes and I spent all day filming the event. Signore Tornatore eat your heart out!I was on my feet all day, with only a couple of breaks, no food and only a Coke, filming for the DVD. I didn't care, It was fabulous for me! The only thing that upset me was when I didn't get good views...I hope I did a good job.
I had fantastic view during Who's Who - magnificent btw - and during Casbah Club I was very close to the stage and was filming from underneath That was fabulous when Roger came on stage, I got some very good close ups... What a cool guy and what a treat for all of us!
Casbah Club are truly amazing. Any Way She Moves is such a great song. I couldn't get enough of listening to Simon's voice and watching him moving while playing that guitar.
As for the Wholigans ... I have to say they were effing incredible!!!! The energy was amazing. Shakin'All Over - among others - was just unbelieveable! I
hope the film - I was at the side of the stage - captured what great performers they are! Thank you guys so, so much for a fantastic finale to an amazing day!!!!!
One thing that really made my day was meeting Keith Moon's family and especially his mother. I held her hand and told her how much I love her son. It was a catharsis for me, after a very hard winter! She's the most adorable lady with the sweetest smile... And she was very smartly dressed too!
Keith's nieces were very friendly too, one of them - name?- had the same beautiful eyes as Keith. She told me"I'm turning 19 on Wednesday, I didn't know The Who were that big until recently"
Simon Townshend was also very sweet to me, he remembered me from the Basement Jam, we talked a bit about his music (me trying to sing a part of his song) and of course I reminded him that I won Rachel's competition....I also met his daughter Hannah and his niece. Both girls very sweet...
So, more later...! Watch this space!!!