Fragments Chapter 18 Page 2

Well he could be very charming.

But when charm brings harm and the wowing of audiences has long since stopped. Then three bottles of red wine from the cheap off-licence, two cans of paint, one red, one yellow, and a musty, sweaty, work-in, sleep-in space is all that remained of Jessies inner circle.

It’s a wonder he was still alive. At least Mary still loved him, well one of him. Being bi polar has its ups and downs, its highs and lows, literally.

His debut, some years ago, in the capital city entitled “I not I” had been masterful and hugely successful. Firmly planting his hometown on the national map.

Now here stood the great Jessie in his