Why do bookshops insist on putting stickers on the covers of books? I then feel the need to carefully remove the offending item. To make matters when I have succeeded, without damaging the cover of the book, I discover that hidden underneath is an endorsement by the Daily Express, that I would rather not have been aware of. . . .
The New Yorker definitely has the best animal humour!
respair = the opposite of despair
resipiscence = return to a better state of mind
confelicity = the unselfish joy in someone else’s pleasure – the opposite of schadenfreude, I guess . . .
The last of course is the hardest in most people’s eyes, as Gore Vidal admitted ‘Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little.’
Mind you, he also said ‘I never miss an opportunity to have sex or go on television.’ I simply hope the two never coincided . . . . .
How much do they cost ? Basking for a friend…….
This is a short written by Karl Walsh that I’m appearing in as Jacky Mills – small time gangster drug dealer! Typecast? Last time I was an accountant! Can’t wait to see the final cut. . . . . Premiere in Nov, hopefully.