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Er, the horror

November 24, 2016 22:51

I've just learned, with some consternation, that Prime Minister Gordon Brown was born in the same nursing home in Glasgow as me and my brother. (Brown's older, by the way.)
I didn't realise that the Orchard Park Nursing Home, now a hotel, was supposedly the Queen Charlotte's of Glasgow. How aspirant of my parents.
And there was I thinking that the blue plaque in the bar was reserved for us.

November 24, 2016 22:51

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