Mess Around Edinburgh – Night 8

Mess Around Edinburgh – Night 8

Hello

Firstly, my apologies for not posting this last night. I’ll be honest – I’ve been suffering from horrible jet lag ever since I arrived from Montreal, and it hit me last night. I headed straight home after my show and went straight to bed. I’m back on deck now, relatively, so here’s a wrap of what happened.

There was a young lady in the crowd dressed in a shirt so blatantly Scottish, she had to be a tourist:

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I was right, she was an Aussie. An Aussie that loved Scottish Ceilidh Dancing. I asked her to demonstrate a few steps and she said she needed a partner, then motioned to me to join in. The audience broke into a rendition of Scotland the Brave and before I knew it we were dancing. I had no time to film it, but thankfully someone did, and posted it to my facebook page.

Unfortunately I can’t quite work out how to link to it, but if you want to see it, why not click here http://www.facebook.com/officialadamhills and look for Anne Marie’s post.

In other news, I stumbled across a fourteen year old Scot called Cameron, who came to the stage and towered above me. I tested my theory that only a young Scot could be so tall, and brought a fourteen year old Aussie to the stage as well. The comparison was startling:

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To be honest, they were both pretty big.Well played to them both.

Somehow between these lads, and the Ceilidh Dancing, and my usual stories about the Queen and Arthur the Pizza Guy, I ended up with a show. Of course I also plugged my campaign to raise cash for the Sick Kids, and if you’d like to help hector and I out, please click here www.justgiving.com/AdamHillsHector Alternatively, UK peeps can donate by text. Just text the words HECT87 and the amount you wish to donate in pounds to 70070.

It has been slow going, but I am planning a special show on my final night to raise the total somewhat.

More details to come.

Adam

4 Comments

  • Steven Smith

    11.08.2012 at 08:38 Reply

    Hi Adam, great show on Thursday night. Really enjoyed it (we were the couple that cheered when you mentioned The Stand in Glasgow)

    Anyhoo, cheers!

    Steven and Caroline.

  • eileen mullan

    11.08.2012 at 18:10 Reply

    loved thursday nights show!! had me smiling for ages after đŸ™‚
    still think cameron should have stood up straight!

    (cameron’s mum) x

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    11.08.2012 at 20:46 Reply

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  • Amy Sparkes

    11.08.2012 at 20:51 Reply

    Hi Adam,

    Thanks for the dance! You’re a quick study, and much easier to move around than many people I’ve danced with. That has definitely been a highlight of my first Fringe Festival! I hope that you get time to do some more damning before you leave, it’s awesome fun!

    All the best,
    Amy

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