On the run from Andi Peters following a misunderstanding about cruises, Melissa begrudgingly agrees to follow her friend Joanne (and Joanne’s 17th century throwback ‘life partner’ Fax) to the Edinburgh Fringe. While leafleting for Fax’s dreadful stand up show about faith healing and vegans, Melissa endures the highs and lows of pretentious student plays, ‘street typing’, and the knowledge that her shop has been left in the hands of someone who doesn’t understand tills…
Crap Comedy is the follow up to the 2018 novel Crap Holiday. Read it here.
2: Andi Peters
I only manage to get up the stairs by the power of self-pity. I am very tired.
There’s a box waiting for me when I get home. This is strange, I haven’t ordered anything. Nope, it’s definitely addressed to me, and there’s a note from Tony downstairs to say he signed for it. I never said he could do that. Oh God, I’m going to have to go acknowledge him now or something aren’t I? I’m going to have to go downstairs with a bunch of flowers and say ‘Thank you for taking my package Tony!’ and then Tony will probably say ‘That’s OK, you can take my package any time! Har har!’
I don’t know why I have Tony pegged as a sex pest now, just because he signed for a parcel. I only see him when he’s getting his ramblers’ club magazine out of his postbox. Let’s put it down to being tired and dealing with Saif, who has the intellect of a Rolo.Continue reading “Crap Comedy Chapter 2: Andi Peters”