Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Simple Minds

in the pool



courtesy of John Leckie


Blogger Spearbabe said...

Who else is in there Derek?

8:58 am  
Blogger queen_of_the_mountain said...

sometimes size DOES matter!

i cannae see anyone!!


9:46 am  
Blogger Lastgirlstanding said...

Good to see you chilling out..

11:02 am  
Blogger Spearbabe said...

So who is the line up in there Derek?

11:50 am  
Blogger Derek Forbes said...

Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill, Me, Brian McGee, Mick MacNeil, Paul Kerr and Eddie 'Spider' Cairns (Our Driver)., and possibly Steve Pollard , our lighting designer.

I'm the guy with the huge coke....


12:46 pm  
Blogger Álex Vidal said...

Oh, drinking Coca-Cola inside the swimming-pool? Be careful with digestion breakings :D

Nice MySpace site, by the way.

Here, in Barcelona, summer already fell upon us...

12:50 pm  
Blogger Spearbabe said...

Well I never!!! Eddie Cairn's not seen him for donkey's... is he still around Derek? I remember all the rest, I just needed jogging!

1:19 pm  
Blogger Spearbabe said...

What was " the spider " bit for?

1:21 pm  
Blogger Spearbabe said...

Have to say it was through being friend's with Eddie when he worked for another band, that he suggested we go along to Edinburgh niteclub :)

1:48 pm  
Blogger Spearbabe said...

So we have alot to thank him for as we have made some great friend's over the year's. nineteen eighty seem's along long time ago.......

1:51 pm  
Blogger queen_of_the_mountain said...

huge coke? uh huh, uh huh...

reminds me of another ... joke:

a man is posing naked in front of a mirror, saying: "ahhh... one more inch and I would be a KING!!"

in that moment his wife comes in, saying: "Yeh rite! And one inch less and you'd be a QUEEN!"


Queenie (female)

4:51 pm  
Blogger Derek Forbes said...

Quite good for a German Your Majesty...if I may be so bold. The Spider bit was in reference to his little tuft of hair proudly clinging to life on the front of his big Omen Heid. Hence the official Simple Minds nickname.

5:03 pm  
Blogger queen_of_the_mountain said...

yeh, even EAST German!!

you love us, dont ya!


off to walk the dog, see you in 2 hours!

5:18 pm  
Blogger Lastgirlstanding said...

If anyone knows where Eddie Cairns is now, can you get him to come along to a Four Good Men gig.. It's been 26 years since I last saw him, and its about time for a reunion, isn't it Spearbabe?

5:35 pm  
Blogger Derek Forbes said...

Ich Liebe Ost Deutschland, ja stimmt.What with the parties and the Schnapps...who wouldn't love it.....Get the van Big Tam!!!

danke meine Konigin

bis bald

Dirk 1.

5:48 pm  
Blogger queen_of_the_mountain said...

the dog pulled me home after 1 hour. lahmes vieh!

what about this one:

darling, you got legs like a deer!

aww, thank you! are they that slim?

no, that hairy!!!

6:25 pm  
Blogger Spearbabe said...

Yes indeed, it would be great to see Omen Heid Cairn's at one of the gig's.... Derek, can you fix it for us? :)

9:43 pm  
Blogger Derek Forbes said...

I'll certainly ask around.


10:08 am  
Blogger Spearbabe said...

Thankyou very much :)

7:11 pm  
Blogger Spearbabe said...

Last I heard he was in Edinburgh..

6:59 am  
Blogger Spearbabe said...

Where are you, you cheeky wee blogger's....? thought sunday night was blog night?

Right, I am off to the pub!

6:53 pm  
Blogger Politics Avenger said...

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5:48 pm  
Blogger queen_of_the_mountain said...


5:20 am  

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