Monday, December 17, 2007

Mal, Don and Mick backstage in Bilston

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I’m exhausted!

Last week I went to Wolverhampton to interview a string of people for Don’s biography. It was a bit of an exhausting trip! In 5 days I managed to speak to Don’s sister Carol, and to John Howells and Mick Marson who used to be the singer and the guitarist in The Vendors and The ’N Betweens and then also to Carole Williams, the Astra-secretary who used to run their first fan club and finally Vicky Pearson, her cousin who used to cut the guys’ hair. Great interviews, especially the one with Don’s sister.
While in England I also managed to go to Birmingham to see Noddy Holder being presented with his star on Birmingham’s ”Walk of Stars”, I caught the Kex Gorin benefit-concert with Magnum in Bilston and I went with Don to the Slade concert in Bilston, too. Great fun!
Finally I had my back checked and it seems that my disease has developed to include the upper part of my spine as well. Not that it surprised me. I’m in so much pain all the time.
Since I got back I’ve been suffering from a dreadful cold. It was much colder in England than in Denmark and as it is usually the other way around I was totally unprepared. Hopefully it’ll go away before Christmas!


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