.. Well not exactly new me. I ended the year as a gobby cow (as usual) and began it in the same way. Obviously not my fault...
We were in a bar (not a pub) who had decided it would be a good idea to have karaoke for New Year's Eve. Not brilliant on a normal day, in my opinion, but it takes all sorts.
So there we are, a couple of minutes to midnight when up steps probably the worst "singer" in the place. (Singer being used in the loosest meaning of the word here). And he wailed and he whined his way through some awful rendition of something.
All the while the televisions have been on in the background and the pre-recorded ball drop from New York begins - and he just kept on going.
5... 4.... "Stop Singing" I shouted, 3.... "Shut Up" ....2.... "STOP" .... 1! Too late.
And then it was midnight and he just kept right on going. Talk about ruin the moment. Party poppers were being pulled, noise makers were being blown, there was cheering, clapping and kissing and there he was in the background screaming to be heard!
By this time I wanted to take his microphone and stick it where the sun don't shine. Of course, I didn't because I'm much too nice to do that. I just stood and moaned to everyone around me.
But what do I know, it might have been on his bucket list to bring in the new year crooning to a bar full of people, so I will give him the benefit of the doubt. I just wish I didn't have to be a witness to it. [*smile*]
Oh, and of course there was a fight. I don't think it was as a result of the karaoke, possibly just too much alcohol, but then it wouldn't be a proper New Year's Eve without a fight would it?
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY!