New 'Zouk

A couple of weeks ago, I had little disaster at band practice. My bouzouki took a nasty knock and the socket for the pick-up was completely bashed in.

It was the last straw. My instrument had been deteriorating for quite a while anyway and I decided there and then that the time had come to get a new one.

I couldn’t really afford it but I ordered a new instrument the very next day at the local music shop. I was told it would take at least five weeks - a reasonable amount of time considering that it was going to be practically handmade.

Imagine, then, my utter joy when I got a call today from the local music shop telling me that my new bouzouki had arrived less than two weeks after I placed my order.

I rushed over, coughed up the dough and took my new pride and joy down to the beach where I soaked up the sun and played some jigs and reels.

I’m happy as can be. I’m also, unfortunately, impecunious as can be.

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