CHAPTER SIX: The Aristocrats

Embed: to become deeply lodged or assign reporter to military unit PUP KNEW THAT HE SHOULDN’T be walking around the Roof gardens in his tuxedo and Peyton shoes but his shirt was wet with perspiration and he hoped that a walk in the sunshine, with his jacket slung over...

CHAPTER SEVEN: Men in Women’s Clothing

Allegiance: loyalty to a person, cause or group CHARLIE HAD TRUDE’S PLACE and Steph had Chris’s at the Chamberpots get-together at the Globe. Trude’s mother, Pat, was ‘very poorly’. As Steph and Charlie were the only two travelling from the North, Steph had arranged...

CHAPTER FIVE: It’s All Bin Laden’s Fault

Opaque: Hard to understand: obscure and unintelligible in meaning AFTER LEAVING PEAK HEALTH GYM, Pup had taken the tube to Kensington High Street. He was performing that lunchtime, for a room full of accountants, at an Awards Ceremony at Kensington Roof Gardens. The...

CHAPTER FOUR: Backstage Nerves

Coincidence: A chance concurrence, happenstance or twist of fate. SIR NIGEL MORRIS WAS BEGINNING to feel his age. He was already convinced that sixty-two was an old age. This was despite his wife, daughter and even his niece, Charlie, trying to assure him that seventy...

CHAPTER THREE: The Lord Chamberlain’s Men

Group: a number of people sharing something in common ‘I SLEEP BEST AFTER SEX but even then I’m just not sleeping nowadays’, said Dave. ‘It’ll be your waterworks?’ suggested Trude, in a fairly loud stage whisper. ‘Not after sex… main thing on my mind is whether I...

CHAPTER TWO: Missing In Action

Enthusiast: deeply involved in something, especially a hobby PUP COULDN’T STOP THINKING about Charlie being at the O2 and the crap hand he’d been dealt which had stopped him being there. He hadn’t been to a Chamberpots meet up for years, in fact the last one he went...

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