Some of you may remember this image from the show My Argentina: Learning Spanish and Loving Thatcher:
But you may not know the unbelievable sacrifice I made to get that.
Every September, New York City has the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction.
Different musicals have their own table, where they sell memorabilia, not necessarily to do with their show.
It’s also a chance to meet some of the stars.
I first went in 2007. Below I’m at the table of The Drowsy Chaperone.
Unfortunately, neither my friend JJ nor I can work out who I’m with, but I seem very pleased about it.
I know that this man is Troy Britton Johnson, who swirled around on the stage on roller skates, blindfold, singing ‘I’m An Accident Waiting to Happen’.
He’s holding a Cher doll from this playset:
I could have bought it, and I didn’t.
Instead, I bought a Margaret Thatcher boxing doll from the Avenue Q store:
Two years later, I didn’t make the same mistake at the San Telmo market in Buenos Aires, and bought my Evita doll.
And now we’re a family: