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I know I said it was busy before, but if anything, now the sun has gone down on all of the people sitting and waiting for the big day, it’s getting even more hectic now. There’s a mini-Glastonbury happening outside Westminster Abbey, with tents crammed on the pavements like pickles in a jar.
We’ll get to those pics in a second, but first, back to the Mall, and things are beginning to get a little silly.
People were cruising up and down the Mall, waving flags at the people in tents on either side.
In ALL sorts of vehicles:
So, as promised, here are the dark scenes outside Westminster Abbey:
And finally, the piece de resistance. This grainy and slightly rubbish shot is of the London Eye, which has been lit up in red, white and blue. Trust me, in real life it looks FAR more amazing than this.
OK, that’s your lot. See you on the morrow for the real thing.
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Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.
He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.
Fraser invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic