Ok, so before I launch into my tirade about how much the marathon sucked (and also how incredible NYC is), I wanted to tell you about the most exciting thing that’s happened in Cayman ALL YEAR!! [Warning: geek alarm is sounding] Salman frigging Rushdie came to see us on Friday night!!!! I LOVE HIM, he’s literally one of my top three fave authors, so imagine my slightly manic excitement on Friday at 5pm when we heard he was doing a reading from his new book in two hours’ time, just down the road from our habitual happy hour drinkies spot in Camana Bay. Oh my goodness me, it was fantastic! I wasn’t really sure what to expect, thought he might be a smidge pompous given that he’s one of the most successful authors of our time, but he could not have been more delightful, funny and engaging. Quote of the evening: ‘I’ve always wanted to have a magic carpet in one of my books, and now I’ve finally done it’ – LOVE IT.
Here is our photo of Salman Rushdie:
It’s a cracker hey? I was trying to convey the feeling of his whimsical and fun style of writing with the blurry focus…ahem.