Well, it was a week off last week, for legitimate reasons, I hasten to add. Nurse Mackerel reported in for duty. Remembered quite a few things and a few people from my former Northern life. Still feeling a few pangs now. It doesn’t matter how long it’s been, or how far you go… rekindles a little bit of something deep inside.
Lot less money flying around up there. How refreshing that is. Lot more plain speaking. How very funny that often is.
I gate-crashed a coffee morning of my mum’s. Topical discussions: the riots. No riots in the North East. But someone set fire to a police car. Eeeh nowt new there then. Cue peels of laughter from the 65+ age group. Vera then chips in: we needed our Nana, lasses; she was only so big (about 4”11”), she would have sorted them out.
Vera’s grandmother answered to the name of Teeny Nana. And my guess is, you didn’t mess with Teeny Nana.
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