My first thought was that he must be a robber (it is currently easier to find a Kate/Wills mask than a balaclava at the local shops). Belgo isn't a typical target for hold-ups, but then again their mussels are quite delicious and not at all cheap if consumed by the ton. But upon further observation, I was able to confirm that the reason Belgo Basement Man had the face of a prince and the feet of a beer-enthusiast was because he was out on a commoner's stag night with his be-masked mates.
The memorabilia is everywhere, in every flavour under the sun: disco phone commercials, biscuit tins, mugs, paper dolls, sick bags. Here are two snapshots from around town yesterday:
|The word on one's street.|