Yes, this morning I am able to divide my head into three, just like Chris Conway’s Three-Headed Girl. That’s my favourite song of his and I was really pleased when he did it last night, the audience standing in for the backing vocals:
Chris’s lyrics are always amusing and inventive and as a poet I appreciate his use of rhyme. So that’s one head this morning, reliving the music and the beer – a light and hoppy JSB at the Criterion:
The other two heads are engaged in reading: one has just finished Kathy Reichs’ ‘Bones are Forever’:
and the other is stuck in a Val McDermid, ‘Crack Down’. Both writers have two main series of novels featuring separate – and female – characters. The Val McDermid is part of a series featuring Kate Brannigan, a private eye; though her best-known work showcases detective Carol Jordan and her sort-of consort Tony Hill:
So that’s me this morning: a three-headed girl.