Friday 22 June 2018

Confessions of a West Cork tanorexic

I am a different person in the sun, soon I am loping around like Bill Murray
I am a different person in the sun, soon I am loping around like Bill Murray
Brendan O'Connor

Brendan O'Connor

I know some people think I'm on the fake tan, or possibly the sunbeds.

I can tell by the way they ask me, in a slightly forward, nosey, but challenging kind of Cork way, "You've a great colour. Were you away?"

And I look them in the eye and tell them truthfully that I was. I don't mention to them that I mainly got my colour foostering around Ireland, and over the last weekend. That would be too much for them. They'd think I was lying. And then I'd have to explain to them that I take a reasonably good colour, West Cork DNA, which somehow got a bit of the Spanish Armada mixed up in there.

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