Have added Amsterdam – finally found the photos! See the end of the post.
Island in the Sun
We love Ibiza. We spent several months there 26 years ago, and the last six or so weeks working in a hotel bar called ‘The Gringo’ one night a week for fifty quid. This money had to feed and house us for the entire week. We had no PA or microphones and had to work cold. We got free beer so we’d arrive at the hotel at 11 o’clock in the morning and drink, swim in the pool and get dizzy.
We didn’t plan it this way, obviously; Bob was offered a gig in a bar there and I was going over for a three-week holiday once he got settled. His job was cancelled (long story – one guy got ‘sacked’ seven times in one season – it’s a funny business…) but not until after I got there. Then, thanks to the guy he was sharing…
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