14:15 -- realise that it makes no sense to go to the Expo now.
15:00 -- Arrive at pub, buy beer. Eagerly await arrival of half-naked Clara.
Ensuing seven-plus hours -- greet several fellow revellers, many of whom are delightful, picturesque and erudite, none of whom are half-naked. Drink copious quantities of beer, and consume food of various types.
22:40 -- leave pub, in hope of catching last train home. This in spite of repeat assurances from Pat, who claims "one more pint won't hurt."
22:55 -- receive phone call from Liam, "Have just arrived at pub with half-naked Clara, await instructions."