At the top of the stairs

Talking of less-good lyrics, d’you know a song by Joan As Police Woman called What Was it Like? It’s got a tantalising line about ‘at the top of the stairs’… But when I saw her with JT (and you almost did) she gave a little speech (never a good idea…) in her spacy voice about how it was about her adoptive father and what a good role model he was… (yawn!). It ALMOST spoiled it…


But then she totally redeemed herself with the s.l.o.w. version of Kiss… in which she never said the actual word. She sang: ‘I just need your extra time and your… (tick tick tick tick tick) –‘


I don’t know why, but it was GENIUS!


That was the first gig I’d been to for nearly five years – since Kraftwerk, 21 July 2013, 32 years since I’d last seen them, only this time with my son A standing next to me…


5 days later I had the stroke…


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I had a stroke on July 26th, 2013. I was a screenwriter. Don’t do that anymore. But have found another way to write.

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