I was 18 years old when I went to what is quaintly known in England as “the Continent” for the first time. “The Continent” means mainland Europe, and the part of it I went to was Calais, France.
Codenamed Operation Neptune, but more commonly referred to as D Day, this was the largest combined military operation in history
Danny O’Brien visited Jakarta in May, performing at the American Club, Molly Malone’s Senayan, and the Grand Kemang Hotel.
The anniversary was featured four top international headliners, Alistair Barrie (UK), Michael Harrison (Canada), Melanie Maras (US) and Indonesia’s own Mo Sidik.
I imagined what the headlines in the next day’s newspapers might have been had we crashed and died that day: “Last laugh for British funny men.” Nearly.