C’mere til I tell ya about BBC Christmas parties, bog rolls, rubber men, pensions and why country men are more dangerous.
Gerry loved to people watch especially on holidays. He also loved to collect stories of silly things that people did or funny situations that they got themselves into. I can still hear him laughing loudly, reliving the feelings that the person had. It could be the awfulness of their predicament or the sheer nonsense of the situation that they had got themselves into.
But that was only the start of the process.
Inside his fertile mind, the story would start to to take on a life of its own. Maybe the characters would change or a a few stories would blend together.
And other times, stories would be crafted into poems by wonderful and talented contributors. Here is a selection for you to enjoy on our YouTube Channel.