A meal with famous people – 29th June 2021

  • P & G said George Clooney and not for the coffee!
  • P has a photo taken with George at Madam Tussauds.
  • J said Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe
  • M also said Frank Sinatra
  • R said Brunel and King Kala 
  • G saw JFK coming past in a motorcade when he was working in a hardware store in 1963. JFK was wearing a blue suit with sparkles in it. [You can see JFK & G in the picture here] He would also like dinner with Pope Paul the second. 
  • J2 idol was Robert Mitchum, she sent away for a signed photo of him. She liked all his films.
  • C & D both said Nelson Mandela and would ask What it felt like to be free?
  • D also sat next to Jack Charlton on a train going up north. 
  • D2 is not a dinner person but taught Chris Eubank
  • A thinks Nelson Mandela is an inspirational person. He has met Wayne Sleep, Michael Ball and Judy Dench when he was working security at the National Theatre.
  • J2 went to the toilet at the Orchard Theatre and Judy Dench was in there at the same time.
  • J3 met Prunella Scales at the theatres.
  • P has Michael Aspel autograph
  • J3 saw Acker Bilk at the Barbican.
  • G saw Kriss Akabusi when he came to school to do a presentation.
  • Mary saw Kenneth Moore at Wembley
  • G2 met Linda Lusardi (but his head was cut off in the picture M took)
  • G saw met Paul McCartney and Billy Fury.
  • J2 met Steve Davis before he was born, as his mother was having him just a few hours before J2 had her daughter. M also had a photo taken with Steve Davis
  • D2 met 3 Prime Ministers- James Callaghan Tony Blair and Boris Johnston
  • M2 – liked Alan Ladd, but didn’t meet him
  • D & J met Jean Alexander on a cruise and the Osmonds at a concert in the US.

As summer has arrived, Gyda had us making butterflies.

Pearl on marriage:

Pearl then had us singing and dancing.

Janet stood-in for Quizmaster Lynne this week:

  • What is the name for a group of cats?
  • What is special about a Hemingway cat?
  • Who was the first cartoon film cat?

Gyda engaged us in more Chi Ball [you can find out a bit more about ChiBall here].

We listed to the group song again: “Three little birds”, as sung by Tony Martin.

We look forward to seeing Tony when we return to Shrewsbury House.

Gyda’s on – The little engine that could:

Another sunny afternoon.

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