I’ve struck lucky lately having ‘conversations’ with people here on WordPress. There’s something different about having that chat in real time, isn’t there?
Well, the same thing has just happened on Twitter. I just hit on a tweet which said: The No. 16 bus is great. Sitting beside an old man with a bottle of wine and an old record.’
I simply had to find out about the ‘old record’ and the response came straight away: It says ‘among my souvenirs’ on the back.
Needless to say, that had my flying to YouTube to resurrect the lines and half lines that starting playing from my memory. Oftentimes, when father and I were chatting, he’d mention something like sealing wax and I’d say how I’d love to smell it again. He would invariably say, ‘Oh, it’s among my souvenirs.’
There’s so many kinds of souvenirs, aren’t there? Real, imagined, invaluable, sensory, lost, found and kept …..