There is nothing more guaranteed to provoke howls of appreciation and mirth than me throwing a few shapes on the bimini hood of a night time.
I choose my time very carefully… Obviously it has to be dark as it wouldn’t work unless there was a light of some description above me. Inevitably, as it is night-time, my parents and our guests have had a drink or two. Consequently it doesn’t take much to get them all giggling and gasping in fascination at my talent.
Usually I start by hurling myself at the bimini, making plenty of noise; this makes those of a nervous disposition jump from the shock. Then I proceed to make interesting silhouettes for all to see. My favourites are: “cat as rabbit”, “cat as hand”, “cat as swan” and “cat as hardass m****r f****r from the projects”. I’m perfecting these images and bringing more into my repertoire all the time. I don’t usually do requests, but if the display is going well I’ll try to capture the mood.