Ed’s selfie on the 6.45 from Leeds to London on Friday night was not quite as glamorous as his selfies earlier in the week with Lilly Allen and Joey Essex, or Cameron’s with Obama.
When Ed got on the train at Doncaster two passing teenage girls plucked up the courage to ask to have their picture taken with the Labour leader. His assistant offered to take their pictures when Ed grabbed the mobile phone and said he would do it himself. “Selfies are my new thing” he told them, “I’m learning how to do them.” “I did them with Lilly Allen and Joey Essex this week” he boasted to the girls for some extra street cred.
There were a few more awkward moments while he fiddled with the phone before figuring out how to work it, afterwards Ed asked them to tweet the picture out. Which is exactly what sixth form student Maya Rose did when she also asked Ed for a selfie.
Even the train guard got one…