I’m innocent, I contested!

“Not only do Rik and Nicole have a love for theatre and music but they also have something else in common………they have both been arrested!”

Wow thanks dad for embarrassing your youngest daughter and new son-in-law on their wedding day in front of all their friends!

My arrest is definitely a good story to tell the grandchildren so I thought I would share it with you. One Easter holiday whilst over in Guernsey during Uni holidays, me and a group of my friends organised a Wednesday night out in town. Back then Wednesdays were the new Fridays and always ended up with a trip to one of Guernsey’s finest nightclubs.

I don’t really recall much about the events in town but the action all kicked off once we left. A friend, to be known as designated driver, suggested to me and two other friends that we get a lift with him to his house to pick up some duty-free he had purchased earlier that day and head down to a beach car park. Sounds a bit dodgy I know but the intention was to have a bit of Dutch courage to then go for a swim in the sea (a stupid idea, I know). We all agreed and even brought a guitar along to entertain ourselves. As the duty-free whisky started to take effect we seemed to skip the stage where we were capable to go for a swim to us singing Paul McCartney’s “Hey Jude” in a slurry mess sounding more like……

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Growing up as a ginger!

For those of you reading this who have not met me before you may have guessed by the title of this blog that I am a proud Ginger.

Just the other day whilst I was having my first experience of eyebrow threading I was proud to be me when the therapist explained how red hair is the strongest and thickest colour, then brown, then blonde. She also told me that red heads are meant to have a stronger pain threshold too. This has got me thinking how ironic it is that red heads get the most stick but we were created to bare pain the most.

I am now at a point in my life where I let the few morons in this world who brand this word about without thinking, just wash over me. However it hasn’t always been that way…..

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