cheers chatham!

As someone who gets recognised NEVER – if you don’t count the people that come up and ask me if I’m the ‘fat one’ form the Dixie Chicks – it was more than a little bizarre to have complete strangers say, ‘HI JENNY!’ three different times in Chatham today.

First time, by 2 completely lovely Canadian couples in the foyer of our hotel. They were on a 2 week European vacation, that was based ENTIRELY around coming to see Dad play tonight in Chatham. Now THAT’S some miles to travel for a show y’all.
Very cool.

Second time, walking with Mum down to the High Street. SomeΒ dickheads dudes yelled out their car window, “…JE-NNYYYYYYYYYY…..fuckin’ legend!” (a cry familiar to any KBW or Nigel fans)

Third time, at the shops with Mum.
Ladies, have you ever had your eyebrows threaded? Me neither. But I’ve heard great things about it, so I figured, you know….if I’m going to try it, why not make it in the middle of a public mall in Chatham on a Friday afternoon where it costs 5 quid. Because I am a fuckwit.
A lady getting her nails done there said, “I know who you are”. I was hoping she thought I was the dumpy Dixie Chick, until she started singingΒ Camel Toe
I just giggled and pulled my jacket up over my head, because oh my fucking God if that ‘threading’ doesn’t hurt like a bastard, and I was sitting there with tears running down my faceΒ like a complete pussy
And 10 minutes later when it was all done, I opened my eyes to find the same lady standing there with 5 of her friends that she’d called over. Just staring at me.
Yep, just staring. Lucky I’m one of those natural beauties that looks shit hot with no makeup on, blotchy skin with tears streaming down her face. Stunning.
Embarrassed much?
Not really.

But really, the best part of my day – as it usually is on the road, was the show tonight

And not just because the front row all had homemade JENNY TALIA t-shirts on
With quotes from my songs, “F.O.C.U.S, FacebookΒ & Bastard

OK, maybe a little bit because of that.
Thank you Chatham!

 

17 comments

  1. Came to see your dad at chatham today and it was a bonus seeing you for the first time, can’t wait to see you over here again, look forward to it xxxx

  2. Great show in Chatham last night Jen!!! see ya next year !!!!
    And don’t forget to bring your baby sitter !!! Aka Kev !!! Lol

  3. came to watch ur show last night i was in the front row with the home made t-shirts and my partner was the one with six kids loved the show so much shame about kev but cant wait till you come back p.s my sister in law is the lady in the picture and my neice is the one who broke her wrist doing the gangnam style lol all the best

  4. Hi Jenny so glad you liked the t-shirts i had fun making them lol. It was my 1st time seeing you & your dad but have heard all your songs through my bro George. Had a fantastic night, not laughed so much for ages. Hope the rest of the tour goes well. Love to you all & thanks again for a great nite & making me famous on your website.xxxxxxxx

  5. Hi Jenny, Watched you at Southend, great laughs. I’ve told about 20 different people to FOCUS since and smiled ‘cuz’ only I know what it means. =0)

    Good luck on ‘ur’ tour.

    Thanks for the funny.
    X

  6. Attended with 5 friends, dunno about the rest but i had gut ache i laughed so hard. Deffo coming back to see you in Chatham, already bookmarked your website to keep track of when tour dates are announced, i take my comedy serious Godammit!!! Even my married mate said he would, dirty sod!

    1. That makes two of us! (that have bookmarked the website to keep track of tour dates) I check it every day to see where I’m off to. Today, Croydon!
      See you next year Mick x

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