It flew right over where I work today. Could really hear the engines on it. Took a few photos, but because it's so high up, only came out as a shadowy blob against the sky.
It was great though because I haven't seen this for years.
When I got home though, I checked through some photos I'd scanned in, and I found a photo of the Goodyear Europa Airship I'd taken back on the 27th June 1981 (I was eight at the time
) when it flew over Birkenhead.
EDIT: here's the Goodyear blimp over Birkenhead in 1981
This was the new Goodyear blimp over Liverpool today:-
Sorry about the poor quality photos, but it felt nostalgic seeing the Goodyear blimp again (or airship I should say