Well, they came, they told, they laughed, they listened. What a great night tonight as part of the Belfast Comedy Festival. Thanks to Pete and all the jokers in that wonderful festival (check out the 50+ events happening over the next 12 days on their website here).
Cath told a story about her first kiss (he wasn't a relative, he was only a second cousin by marriage, so that doesn't count); Paul told a story about arriving early - very early - for a fancy dress competition; Maria told a story of an unforgettable massage; Nuala provided a story with funny voices and the phrase "he loves a fierce mass"; Heather told of midnight swimming antics of Irish medical students in the horn of Africa; Paul told a story about the things that tempt small boys into haunted houses; Jenn spoke of breasts and babies and milk and pride; Chelley told a story about bodies and sounds and smells and love and finally, Tori told a story about saying no.
Our next Tenx9 is on October 21 and the theme is Courage. Courage to do, to not do, courage to survive, mistaken courage, misplaced courage, missing courage, unexpected courage. 9 people with up to ten minutes each to tell a true story about their lives on the theme of courage. If you have a story, have a read of the editorial guidelines and then get in touch with us. We're always delighted to hear from you.