I’m off tonight to do a 50 minute new show written especially for The Guild of Psychotherapists, loosely based on ‘Sex, politics and men with grey/white beards’.
I am very excited , I was last there to see Andrew Samuels talk about his new book ‘A New Therapy For Politics ‘ . He got a massive build up on introduction . I have asked for the same and written 1000 words about myself for the host to read out as I am very competitive.
Andrew Samuels sold his book for £20 but refused to sign it , I am selling mine for £5 and will sign anything to order. It is a sixth of the size but a sixth of Mr Samuels book is references , therefore not his own work, making my book better value .
The time I was here before was in 2009 performing with the one and only Rachel Pantechnicon who has told me in a recent text to ‘mark her words’ in reference to her making a comeback , how exciting is that …
#Tesco delivery man reminded me how to do a selfie and I did it all by myself. I only wish I was more prepared for his arrival as I am make-up less (apart from the lipstick I quickly applied) and have more wrinkles around my eyes from 30 minutes of swimming goggle wearing. I was engrossed in rehearsing for my show ‘Sex, politics and men with grey/white beards’ which I am performing as a fund-raiser for the reduced fee scheme at the Guild of Psychotherapists this Saturday. The scheme is for people who need psychotherapy but can’t afford it privately and there is little psychotherapy on the NHS anymore and what there is has a waiting list of sometimes years.
I was with my psychotherapist in the 1990’s for 7 years on a reduced fee scheme. A lot of that time I was unable to work because of MS but she still carried on seeing me when I could afford little. With her I worked out the route and the psychosomatics of my MS, this has helped me manage life so I am able to appreciate the smaller things, like waiting for the #Tesco delivery man.
This #Tesco delivery man reminds me of the fabulous John Hegley who I have performed with many times, including in my Edinburgh Fringe swimming pool show where he happily fell out of the rubber dingey and got soaked.
With this delivery man I had a little chat about the #Tesco curly fries I bought. I’ve never had them before but when I am shopping for 4 kids for the weekend I get bored and have to try these new things out.