Who would have guessed the man's smile can lift nymphettes to the heights of romantic fantasy, although Dreamy Billy's anti-capital message does seem to get lost amidst the fluttering of hearts. "She was the first prize winner in the Billy Bragg Sony/Discover Card folk music tour contest," writes one besotted bobby-soxer. "Two backstage passes and all expense paid round trip tickets on Delta to Las Vegas for the opening night of the Billy Bragg Sony/Discover Card folk music tour."
What went on Las Vegas will stay in Vegas because the site won't countenance the steamy stuff.
Please don't send me any stories that are stronger than a "PG" rating. I've received two stories that are just too sexual for this site. I don't enjoy them, and I don't think that our readers want them, either! And Billy's a gentleman-- he would never do that!Contributors are advised that stories about sawn-off Poms offering advice before their bags have left the carousel might still be accepted.
UPDATE: It turns out Bolshie Billy doesn't mind a bit of capital after all.
AND WHILE WE'RE on Q&A, who won't be sleeping outside Readings to get the first hot copy of Julia Baird's upcoming book on Queen Victoria? It is going to be a beaut, as the profound insights in her advance blurb leave no doubt:
Julia is currently working on a biography of Queen Victoria, a powerful female figure who reigned for 64 years.Lytton Strachey will seem an absolute amateur by comparison.
She was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and Empress of India from 1 January 1877 until her death. Her reign lasted longer than that of any other British monarch. The reign of Victoria was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire. The Victorian Era was at the height of the Industrial Revolution, a period of significant social, economic, and technological change in the United Kingdom.
AND a final questions: At one point during Q&A, did Peter Garrett actually use the word "indigenaity"? It sure sounded like it.