Rare and Possibly Extinct?
It's that time of year again.
Early January is when I harness up the huskies, switch on the satnav and make my annual journey to Borders in Stockport . That photo is just to remind you that there is a fate worse than Gordon.
Stockport is where Mancunians go when they are feeling over stimulated and too excited by life. It is the beta blocker of towns.
Last Saturday the car park of this soulless retail centre was overflowing with people willing to pay 40p (minimum) to allow PC World, MacDonald's and Toys 'r Us to separate them from their money.
So why was I there? Well - Borders reduce calendars to half price in January and Kev's birthday is on the 15th. The Everton calendar is not much in demand round here as he’s their only supporter in Greater Manchester.
Glossary - Everton is the name of a Merseyside team who play football with a round ball in BLUE shirts. It is owned by impresario Bill Kenwright who used to be Betty's son (our Gordon).But this year I'd left it too late. They had Chelsea, Arsenal, Aston Villa, Spice Girls, Che Guevara, Guinea pigs, Bichon Frisé (honest) and Nuns Having Fun .... but no Everton. Must be the price to pay for winning some recent matches.