Update @1207 (+8GMT)
6am n Everyone's on board the buses n waiting to roll. It's so good to see friends, old n new. Warm familiar faces. Zaher Birawi, Nikki Enmarche, roger fowler, hone fowler n the biggest surprise of all, an old friend, Dr Anas al Tikriti.
- update via SMS from Azra Banu, VPM