I had a glass of wine and was droning on to Edwyn in a restaurant tonight. We were remembering a rough time when his career was on the skids in the late eighties. I thought it was probably my fault for being a not very good manager. I suddenly thought of the words to Better Than You Know, which summed it all up.
...so bide your time
and maybe you'll find
that you've nothing but your troubles to lose
don't let these words of sound advice be misconstrued
and I'm beginnining to see
that it's all down to me.
I just dropped by to tell you
you're better than you know
and given time and encouragement
your confidence will grow
then turn your back on them
you're better than they know....

It helped me buck up my ideas, so to speak!

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Rough? Rough?

I wouldn't have missed it for world.

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Despite sharing the floor of Berens Road with several roadies, musicians and Oatcake Weevils, the late 80s were nothing short of magical. Oh how I remember getting 'home' from a show anticipating a night of restless sleep, punctuated by prolonged bouts of 'cushion drift' and Chuffy Clark's stifled whimpers as his bald pate collided with the washing machine door.
By the way - did you hear about the man who went into a Frech restaurant and ordered a Greek salad and ate it with chopsticks?

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