Julia then drove us over to frandowdsofa's house for the
Overnight at Julia's. Judith disappeared into Sheffield with her sister at some hideously early time in the morning, but those of us who were partying until the small hours were raised in the early afternoon.
We returned to Fran's to help make a tiny dent in the leftovers, and then I bundled the girls back into the car to head south at about 6pm.
We got Judith back to Basingstoke at around half-nine, and then (dropping in at my house to collect the laptop) got Abi back home at around half-eleven. I'm overnight on the living room futon here, and then off to a nearly-local client in the morning.
There's a good reason why January 2nd is a bank holiday in Scotland.