Daddy Clanger (imc) wrote,
Daddy Clanger

Late October continued

So then on the 27th bopeepsheep took smallclanger to his granny's, meeting me in town afterwards and being ferried home via the fish&chip shop so that we could go straight back out to see Mitch Benn and the Distractions at the Bullingdon. Since we weren't early, we didn't get a front seat. However, they were very good (although the sound system was playing up and was too loud for my aged ears). A fair amount of it was recycled from his radio shows so I'd heard it before – but it was still funny nontheless – and there was some good new material too. It was the week that John Peel died, so they finished with a rendition of Teenage Kicks, which was a nice touch. (I'd heard the title mentioned many times that week and thought I'd never heard of it – but it was familiar after all, when they started playing it. And even though I know very little of John Peel's Radio 1 show and music, preferring his appearances on Home Truths on Radio 4, it seemed somehow entirely in character and almost brought a tear to my eye.)

Anyway, after that we had to go and fetch smallclanger back and put him straight to bed because it was rather late.

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