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This song's for you, honey

KATIE EVANS
Last updated 05:00 25/11/2012

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One Valentine's Day, a few years ago now, the lovely guy that I was seeing left me a wee present in my letterbox.

I hadn't bought him anything and I wondered what I was going to do in return.

I happened to be listening to the radio at the time and they were doing a bit of a wee prank on people in the spirit of all things romantic. Basically, you rang up and told them about your significant other, and they would phone them live on air and sing them a song that they made up.

So I gave them a call. He was working for Smith and Smith glass at the time, and they had that radio station tuned in at the workshop.

They sang him the most hilarious song I have ever heard and it was broadcast across his entire work place, much to the amusement of his work mates. He sounded so embarrassed but you could tell he was stoked at the same time.I think he thought it was really quite sweet.

Sadly, we didn't end up staying together, but have remained good friends ever since. He now lives in Perth as a pearl diver (weirdest job ever) but I have always thought of him as the one that got away.


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