But in the City, nothing! What partnership? The pre-event briefing notes explained why.
Rant over. Before lunch, the formalities were concluded by a few well-chosen words from Commander Tim Ash ...
So, a mélange of FirstBus, Historic Ships, the Royal Navy and Hampshire County Council with a small "non-dedicated" dash of Portsmouth City all come together to produce something very special. For what it's worth (and that's not much) fbb thinks the project will be hugely (and financially) successful.
Oh, yes; there was a stonkingly good buffet lunch with superb puds.
There was a goody bag ...
Any more lunches (sorry, launches) First?; fbb will struggle to come along. This blogging is a tough job, but someone's got to do it.