Monday, August 13, 2012
The Embarrassment Of An Inappropriate Crush
I was listening to Liza Tarbuck was on Radio Two a couple of weeks ago. I like Liza. She's jolly and funny and around my age (as opposed to everyone else in the known universe who is now at least a decade younger). I imagine she'd be a laugh if we went out for a coffee.
On her show, she asked listeners to phone in to admit to inappropriate crushes.
One woman phoned in to confess to fancying Dougal from The Magic Roundabout when she was younger.
A man admitted a crush on Marina from Stingray.
Camera Boy, I'm talking about you).
And my very best friend growing up had a soft spot for Joe90.
Then there's the illustration of the hero in my story in The People's Friend Annual 2013. Seriously, he might be a drawing, but he's knitting pattern gorgeous. (Unfortunately, I can't show you here because it's inside the book and I haven't cleared copyright with the artist.)
And Severus Snape - I'd knock him flat in the rush even with his greasy hair. Always.
Of course, no list would ever be complete without the wildly inappropriate John Barrowman. He might be age appropriate, but he's spoken for and... Well, here in his own words (at 2 minutes 15 seconds) is exactly why I'm not right for him:
So, who's brave enough to join me in fessing up? (Please do or I'll just end up feeling incredibly foolish.)