Posted by: Peter Scott | May 16, 2006

The cult of celebrity

I went to school with celebrities: film stars, academics, writers, high profile politicians and so on. Somehow, I always felt slightly inadequate that I was not Emma Thompson (bet she doesn’t remember me! – she's 4 years younger than me too) or a professor of molecular genetics at a London teaching hospital (he does remember me, we still have a beer or two on occasion), I even on occasion think that being a senior lecturer in statistics at Cambridge University would be cool. It might even be cool to be an Oracle expert.

But today, I think I have made it. At the UK OUG BI special meeting I acquired a stalker! – And no, Tom, she did not spill water on me, I guess the wine was too precious to waste on my clothes. (Sorry Lisa)

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  1. Hmmmmm.

    At least you used my ‘official’ photograph, and not the one you took at the event!!

    But I still don’t think I was the one doing the stalking……


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