Ideas that add up #67

On one of our first dates, back in 1981, we went to the cinema, but when we got there we couldn’t agree on what to see. So, Ben went into Screen 1 to see the gothic, Deliverance-style horror flick Southern Comfort, while I went into Screen 2 to see the girly option, Tess of the D’Urbervilles. We met up outside afterwards, and had our date. My point being that perhaps the only secret of success in any relationship, is to agree to differ…

Tracey Thorn reading from her memoir Bedsit Disco Queen on Radio 4’s Book of the Week, March 7th, 2013

Tracey, in sideways fashion, accounting for the enduring depth of her bond with Ben Watts.

There’s hope for us all. Gor bless yer, love!

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