Paul closed the front door after making peace with he and Andrew’s upstairs neighbour. There had just been a slight debacle on their terrace after she had objected to Diana Ross having a diva moment at just before 10pm! Andrew had pointed out that anyone was allowed to play music until midnight! Especially when it was live from ‘Ceasar’s Palace’! However, the lady upstairs had not agreed, and it had turned all too quickly into a bilingual slagging match. Paul wondered if his neighbour was a tad racist. The last […]
When Paul gleaned from a terribly friendly gay couple back at the Mekong that one could take up lodgings on a military airbase in Thailand he knew it would take no persuasion to get Andrew onboard. ‘Wing 5’, a military base belonging to The Royal Thai Airforce, amazingly allowed tourists to stay at a hotel put in place for the airmen and their families. As long as their was room of course. Just over the runway and adjacent to the hotel was a gloriously unspoilt beach. Cleaned and swept by the […]
I learnt yesterday that St Nicholas, as well as knocking out a few pressies, is also the patron saint of children, sailors and prostitutes! So it really is the season to be jolly. And to sell oneself. Which is fortunate, as Christmas, for a performer, normally consists of plying one’s trade. In the past this has usually meant appearing in a rather saccharine family show or slapping a thigh in pantomime. Andrew was Lily Savage’s right hand man on many occasions . They also did panto together! Andrew sporting his winter duvet! […]
A rocky gig.