Posts Tagged ‘intimidation’

Party invitation arrives

With the hint of …

Potential attraction?

She is,

Handsome, composed, contained.

Smile is subtle not broad but it lights sparkling eyes.

A slight sense of the mischievous.

Her composure intimidates,

I arrive at the party

Hiding behind whisky.

Dulling my own shyness & uncertainty

Hoping to break hers.

Note & Extra:

* As with my very first real entry into the boyfriend/girlfriend social whirl, I don’t feel it necessary to reveal the identity of the person who issued the invitation to me.




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In the 7st 7lb team:

Clarke Scott*,

He’s a skilled footballer.

And more …

A singer, TV appearances,

Talent shows, live performances.

He’s well-known locally,

Sings at many venues

And locally at

Penrith Rugby League Club.

The ad is a reflection of the times.** This show was November 1966. The 7-7 football team photo was taken about 18 months later. Clarke certainly had local celebrity.

He’s serious, distant, willing.

From tough area, tough background.

Teammate talented.

With notoriety, local celebrity.


* Clarke is sitting in the front row, 2nd from the right of the team photo in Short Memory #154.
** Ted Quigg’s show featured many entertainers who reached considerable heights. On notable appeared in Ted Quigg’s Show at the club in June 1966 – it was the late Jimmy Little. Of course Jimmy was very well known by 1966. His big hit recorded in 1964.

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