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I hope Elton’s still standing by the time he makes it to Aberdeen

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Elton John has postponed his upcoming tour after a fall (Photo: Julian Smith/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)

There we were last week at a family birthday meal, full o’ the joys.

We suddenly got all excited about our bonanza of Christmas entertainment, including pantos for the kids, most already booked. We quines had two highlights. The first: Michael Ball and Alfie Boe’s festive special at P&J Live on December 11, with the Craighaar already booked for pre-concert supper.

I wondered if we’d be close enough this time for me to catch gorgeous wee Alfie’s eye. Maybe he could give me a come-hither wink in return.

“The popmeister will not be farewelling in Aberdeen, or anywhere else, any time soon

Even more exciting would be the gig the night before: Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. We laughed about how we’d actually bought the extortionate tickets in 2018, for the concert in November 2020. Then Covid struck and it was set back a year. Given his age, my pretty funny joke about it all this time has been: “I hope he’s still standing by the........

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