The Liverpool Adventure – Part 2

Following our hectic day of Beatles sightseeing in Liverpool, Adele and I caught up on some much-needed sleep and woke up bright and early on Saturday morning for our first proper day of Beatleweek. Having picked up our wristbands and itinerary at the very fancy Adelphi hotel (where we unfortunately weren’t staying!) we wandered over to a venue called Alma de Cuba at lunchtime for our first event, Songs The Beatles Gave Away. Continue reading “The Liverpool Adventure – Part 2”


The Liverpool Adventure – Part 1

When I was growing up, I didn’t have any friends with whom I could share my Beatles obsession. It wasn’t until 2012, when I started university, that this changed. I still remember the exact moment. I was sitting in a tutorial in a computer lab when I casually mentioned The Beatles to Adele, the girl sitting beside me. In the conversation that followed, I discovered that not only was she also a massive fan, but had been to the same two Paul McCartney concerts as me. The minute she started showing me pictures of the Beatles places she’d visited in Liverpool, it was obvious that we were on exactly the same wavelength. From that tutorial onwards, we were friends. Continue reading “The Liverpool Adventure – Part 1”