viernes, julio 20, 2007

Dinner Parties

Two days, two different dinner parties. I know, I shouldn't be complaining - I got invited to the bastard things, but....

Goth doesn't mind pitching up at these events, bottle of wine in hand etc, eating strange food and talking to people he's never met before, for no reason but, my fingers hurt now.

Why? Because if there is a guitar there - guess what happens? No, I don't try and eat the guitar instead of the food - I end up playing it. I don't mind that but, some of the requests are, simplistically, fucking weird. That will be the point where I say "No, but I do know this funky little Metallica number".

As the smoke settles, I can look back and marvel at what has transpired.

Dinner Party number 1 (in Portuguese). "Excuse me but the gas is still on and it's starting to get dangerous in here" - "Oh you're so funny" - "No, the fucking gas is on and it's not cooking anything". Cue, frantic window opening and lots of nervous cigarette lighting.

Conversations about Brasil abound. Music is played on the stereo - except that, the CD keeps jumping. Easy enough to fix - twat the stereo. I'm not sure quite how 'twatting' a stereo is going to make a CD jump less, but it is rather amusing to watch.

"Wine anyone?" - ok, but I'm not drinking that shite - it's off. Thus Goth has to go out and buy some more, well, L paid for it but Goth chose it. Sort of.

Dinner Party number 2 (in Spanish) - sort of. Food on plates - it kind of helps, I think, and mucho vino. And then..... the singing begins, again.

"Do you know Stairway to Heaven?" - oh, for fucks sake.

"No, do that funky 'More Than 'something' ' song".

"No, no.... I want to hear..."

"Do you know..."

But then...... something happened that wasn't supposed to - real talent took centre stage. Whilst Goth was pissing about with a blues riff, the singing started. Except it wasn't just singing - it was 'improv' at it's best.

FUCK ME - this fucking rocks!!!

"Coffee anyone?" announces the stewardess, and it's back to reality, with a very unceremonious bump.

Stiff Little Fingers ? - they bloody are now

18 comentarios:

zoe dijo...

fortunately, i don't own a guitar, but then on the other hand, it looks like it's going to rain tomorrow.

besides, it's cycling when you visit the Twat Mansion.

Ani dijo...

Goth is funny. ;)

SpanishGoth dijo...

Zoe -> Shouldn't that be Twat Towers?

Ani -> Some just call me weird

zoe dijo...

it depends on my mood.

Stacie dijo...

I'd love you hear you play. YOu should video it and share with us!

Sounds like your pilot needs a few more lessons in landing if you ask me, my flight instructor was relentless about my landings being smooth as glass...
Stacie

jungle jane dijo...

If i eat heaps of curry i can toot the chorus of "Tin Soldiers" the next day...

SpanishGoth dijo...

Zoe -> so, best avoided every 28 days or so?

Stacie -> I should probably root out the videos from when I was in a band

JJ -> Toot? That's rather a polite way of putting it

phoenix dijo...

Sounds like a regular night at my Dad's, the only exception being he still has shit taste in wine (we've managed to train him up from buying the stuff in plastic bottles to real glass ones though so he's learning!)

The Aunt dijo...

There are too many secrets being kept here, so I am going to blab at least one.

I DID NOT ask for Stairway to Heaven. That is a VILE CALUMNY. The Goth played it spontaneously. Rather well.

He also made an excellent dinner. Yes, fans, the Goth can cook. Frankly I see a BBC2 culinary series coming up... Goth Treats?... Or what else could it be called?

john.g. dijo...

Hi,Goth, found you from Zoe, second one tonight, but worth it!

SpanishGoth dijo...

Phoenix -> only Crystal glasses here

Aunty M -> That's 2 - but glad you enjoyed the meal

John -> Welcome - I've seen you comment on Zeds - glad you like Goth World

kimmyk dijo...

you're such a rockstar goth.

anytime i see someone with a guitar i am one of those tards that asks him to play wish you were here. something about a man playing that song....dreamy sigh.

Princess of the Universe dijo...

If I give you enough notice to book a flight, will you come to my next dinner party?

SpanishGoth dijo...

Kimmy -> ex-rockstar unfortunately :(

Princess -> I'd love to but I'll have to check my diary ;-)

Scouse Doris dijo...

I had my suspicions about which dinner party you were talking about when you mentioned the singing!

SpanishGoth dijo...

Doris -> There was a guitar present - mix together a musician, alcohol and an instrument and it becomes somewhat inevitable...

Chopski dijo...

Good job you didn't get invited to the same dinner party two days running!
I too think you should share a video with us. As you do requests and obviously like Stiff Little Fingers, how about Alternative Ulster? I promise not to spit at the screen!

SpanishGoth dijo...

Chopski -> I knew they weren't the same as they were in different languages. As for SLF, what next PIL ? - can't do it as I actually know how to tune a guitar