Something somewhere in the midst of this approximation for sanity
clicked its fingers (if sanity can be said to have fingers), and
somehow I found myself traveling in a transit van, with a Jester
who’d recently discovered a passion for rhubarb and custard.
Sanity being what it is, every now and again it
throws up some pretty insane stuff.
Jugglers being what they are, occasionally catch
It Started Like This
"If there is anybody out there who can juggle
and perform half decently, I have a free trip to Germany and Latvia
from 14/1 to 27/1.
All offers considered.
It was cold and it was
dark and it was the 11th of January. If you noticed the
dates in the above message when reading it, you’d realise that meant
we’d be leaving in three days time… to go somewhere where it was
colder and darker.
…Sanity sat there and dexterously
stretched its digits, making an annoying clicking noise...
It's probably worth mentioning at this point, that
January is generally a very slow month for me. It's that
bit after Christmas when everything slows right down while everyone
recovers from the hangovers, or is too busy playing with their new
toys. It was slow. I was so bored I'd done my accounts. I needed
a new toy, or more to the point, something to stop sanity from making
that really annoying noise …
… Sanity sits drumming its fingers on the desk
impatiently wondering when I’m going to get on with the plot …