Five Years A (Mega) Fan

While it is that beautiful man’s birthday – it is also my fan anniversary. This year it is FIVE YEARS since I became a Simple Minds uber fan.

I clean near forgot as I have had something else rather dominating my thoughts today – and it wasn’t that it’s Jim’s 60th, no.

I’ve been hard at work on something today and there’s a few other bits and pieces going on…all enough to distract me from remembering my fan anniversary for several hours today.

But here we are. FIVE YEARS! Of following the most amazing band in the world, EVER. From the very earliest days right up til the present moment…Simple Minds have been my entire universe these past five years.

I can’t imagine my life without this band in it now.
Thank you ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ – a heart for each of the current members of the band.

Simple Minds – Newcastle Oz – Photoset

A great set of fan photos here shared by kind permission from Gillian Spencer. Thank you!

To view full size images, click on the post from the home page, once at the post, click on the individual images for size viewing options on the lower right of the screen.

Simple Minds Storm Newcastle!

Well, it seems like the Oz fans got an absolute treat tonight – and La Diva (aka Laird Dash Fandango – Mr Kerr) seemingly was showing off a new shirt. Suits you, Sir!

I can’t say how much I wished to have been there. I am absolutely GUTTED I couldn’t make ot out there! 💔😟

Next time is a certainty. No matter when it happens…2019, 2020. Some promoter out there, PLEASE WANT THEM BACK NEXT YEAR, PLEASE?!

In the meantime, here is a short video clip and some images of the show used by kind permission by the wonderful Ally Scott. Thanks for letting me post these here, Ally. Love you, beautiful lady! ❤️

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So Many Lovely Pics – Florida Flare

I could ogle photos ALL DAY…I really could (most days I do just that…at least for a bit of time anyway).

And, just to compound the fact this is a SIMPLE MINDS *cough* Jim Kerr *cough* blog…here are two photos of Jim from another wonderful set from Thursday’s Miami gig by 4Rio Photography, shared on the QRO Magazine website. Click HERE to view the full set. Thanks to Dino Rio for posting the link to SMO FB.

 

Brothel Creeping At The Shops For DMs

The gang have been out shopping today…minus Charles B, it seems. Jim and Gordy both bought variations of “brothel creepers” – no more to be said there! Lol

Sarah said she bought THREE PAIRS – Cherisse bought two.

Did Ged buy any? Not sure whether he was alluding to being of such ample foot, he needs his boots made. BRAGGING POINTS THERE if so! Lol

Anyways…it was fun and worth a pinch! Sorry about the quality of the footage, I definitely need a new phone, I think! Not easy to get good footage filming from an iPad Mini screen to an iPhone.

And if owning a pair of red velvet brothel creeper DMs just like Sir isn’t quite enough for you…here’s the details on the shirt he was wearing to boot! (Click the image for more details)

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