Some people have such a personality that they are larger than Life. Tommy Cooper was like that for me. I only had to see him and the tears would be rolling down my cheeks. It wasn’t just the jokes, it was his persona, his facial expressions and the way he did it. There was an absurdity to him, a vulnerability and a pathetic appeal.
Police arrested two kids yesterday, one was drinking battery acid, the other was eating fireworks. They charged one and let the other one off.
I can visualise him saying it.
You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen, it said ‘Parking Fine.’
That bewildered expression.
So I was getting into my car, and this bloke says to me ’Can you give me a lift?’ I said ’Sure, you look great, the world’s your oyster, go for…