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Yes, it really does! I'm happy for you.Met Mr King for the 1st time yesterday ! Travelled to Paris from London, waited 5 hours with a lovely bunch of King fans and I'm overjoyed. I took my "Lisey's Story" to be signed and gave Stephen a Cross pen engraved " Stevie, thanks for all the good times". He was really appreciative of it, he said it was beautiful. I still haven't quite landed fully, I can't believe it's finally happened. Also,straight after the signing a french channel put a mike and a camera in my face and asked me what it felt like meeting Stephen King so I told them : " It feels like meeting my best friend for the first time "
Is there a "Crouch End" in Paris??? Don't want to get lost......hope you are enjoying the trip.Yesterday was nice, but it's mostly been raining. Got caught in a couple of showers this afternoon as I was wandering around for about 3 hours trying to find my way back to the hotel. Directionally challenged should be my middle name! I'm sure that I was close several times but kept getting turned around even with the GPS map on my phone. Was nearly at the point of breaking down when a very nice doorman gave me directions that finally led me back to the right street. I was afraid it was going to get dark before I got back and then I'd really be in trouble.
Thank you so much for sharing and I think this is wonderful. Made me positively beam.Thanks Still buzzing I have to say... Even more now that i have just found on lilja's library fb page a picture of Stephen signing a book with the actual pen I gave him. I can almost read the words I got engraved for him ! I did a massive double take ! I hadn't realised that he actually got the pen out of the box after I left, and viewing more videos from the day now i think he that he might have signed about 250 copies with it ! He changed from a white pen to the black with gold appointments i got him. It sounds probably silly to a lot of people but I'm shaking with emotion to think that maybe he will write with it some more after that ( emotion and a cold i caught yesterday, it was so cold at dawn! )
Here's the picture
By the end of our vacation there, we were cracking jokes every time someone found a ring on the sidewalk (mon dieu, il pleut des bagues!), although the con artists generally didn't appreciate my sense of humor!Forgot to mention to you, Bev, that during my trek yesterday, I was only asked once if I'd lost my ring.
...I wear a XXXL, and a lovely beret would be a welcome addition to me hat collection....There's a break in the rain so think now I am going to try to find the department store near the hotel to buy gifts for the family. Let's hope my usually directionally challenged self can find her way back to the hotel without too many wrong turns!
Definitely needed the quote button....*sighs*...yes'm...Sunny already attempted to castigate me over confusing the esteemed MR. Vincent with a lass...I guess I shoulda quoted our new member Beverley Marsh...instead of just saying "Bev"...s'allright?...s'allright!...
Nope, not a dude And not a new member either ! I just haven't been back since our friend JohnDalgish sadly left us. Missed him too much, and it was not quite the same after ......*sighs*...yes'm...Sunny already attempted to castigate me over confusing the esteemed MR. Vincent with a lass...I guess I shoulda quoted our new member Beverley Marsh...instead of just saying "Bev"...s'allright?...s'allright!...