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Replaying the nights a DJ saved my life

John Daly


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'While the downsides are mildly annoying, it's still a decent life where even a mid-level jockey can bring home a respectable high five-figure salary.' (stock image)

'While the downsides are mildly annoying, it's still a decent life where even a mid-level jockey can bring home a respectable high five-figure salary.' (stock image)

'While the downsides are mildly annoying, it's still a decent life where even a mid-level jockey can bring home a respectable high five-figure salary.' (stock image)

"If you wanna be ignored, just ask for 'Dance Monkey' - it'll guarantee you a blank."

The clock is pushing on for dark at Stansted Airport, and I'm being educated on the proper dancefloor etiquette. Nothing's moving as the big board clatters another cancelled flight, so my new mate and I order another bottle of red to pass away what's shaping up to be a long evening.

I'm homeward bound across the Irish Sea, while Julio's heading to Barcelona, DJ-ing a rich kid's 21st party.