At Wigtown’s Got (More) Talent, I met Toby Young, the author of “How to Lose friends and Alienate People”. He is also the associate editor of the Spectator. He loved my performance at the talent show and once back in London, he wrote a column about his time at the festival.
I was delighted to find my name in the second to last paragraph. Looking deeper, I found this:
Saturday night, after working hard all day in the children’s marquee at Wigtown Book Festival, I went along to Wigtown’s Got (More) Talent. After singing 35 Missed Calls (and loving every moment) I sat down and watched the other acts, couple of stand ups, miming, more singing and a dutch rapper. It was a fantastic event and I’m sure everyone else who was there enjoyed it as much I did.
So, after a long and painful wait (around 15 minutes long LOL) the winner was announced…
I am very please to report the winner was…
Fast forward to Sunday, after another day working I was invited to sing at DisComBoBuLatE that evening. It was brilliant, really felt at ease and was the least nervous I have ever been. Other acts were fab too a few from the night before that I enjoyed all over again. So here it is: