Brown Boots and the Gospel — 5 Comments

  1. What a brilliant poem!


    You didn’t fail any dress test…

    You succeeded in putting in an appearance in circumstances where most others would have failed.

    A bloke wot ‘ad ad surgery n’ all?

    I’ve no doubt the synod will have appreciated this gesture!

  2. Many of the monologues of the late great Stanley Hollaway carry messages, but surely providing the effort has been made what does it matter what a person wears.

  3. I got Stanley Holloway muddled up in my head with Stanley Baker and had visions of Baker standing at Rorke’s Drift fighting off thousands of Zulus with our Albert’s stick with the ‘orse’s ‘ead ‘andle.

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