.….will take place at 1100 on Thursday 16 September at the cafe inside the Theatre Royal in Newcastle.
Bring a flower.
As always, a splendid time is guaranteed for all.JENNY: AN UPDATE
In blogposting 214 I told you about my meeting with the redoubtable Jenny, up in the clouds at Hartside Top. I also asked her to get in touch with the names of the people in the photo I used, and tell me the name of the charity that was involved in the escapade.
Well, she has got in touch (thankyou Jenny) - which is why I’ve used the photo again, but this time with a caption.
There were, apparently, more photos and details in the Evening Chronicle of 26 August but I’ve searched their website until my mouse-fingers ached and can find no trace. If you have better luck, get in touch.
The charity that Chris ran for is called Papyrus; it’s active in trying to investigate and prevent suicide, especially amongst young people. It’s a worryingly worthy cause and you can donate at www.justgiving.com/c2crun
I think I may have jumped the gun by saying that Chris was Jenny’s future son-in-law. Er...my apologies.A WORD TO THE WISE
A big thankyou to ‘montaguedave’ for sending me this lovely list of aphorisms, axioms and just plain ‘home truths’.
*My husband and I divorced over religious differences. - - - He thought he was God and I didn't.
*I don't suffer from insanity; - - - I enjoy every minute of it.
*Some people are alive only because - - - it's illegal to kill them.
*Don't take life too seriously; - - - no one gets out alive.
*You're just jealous because the voices only talk to me.
*Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.
*I'm not a complete idiot - - - Some parts are just missing.
*Out of my mind. - - - Back in five minutes.
*God must love stupid people; - - - He made so many.
*The gene pool could use a little chlorine.
*Consciousness: - - - That annoying time between naps.
*Ever stop to think, - - - and forget to start again?
*Being 'over the hill' is much better than being under it!
*A hangover is the wrath of grapes.
*He who dies with the most toys is - - - nonetheless DEAD.
*A picture is worth a thousand words, but it uses up three thousand times the memory.
*The trouble with life is there's no background music...
*I smile because I don't know what the hell is going on.
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