I began wearing my hat when I got a job as social diarist for an Irish evening newspaper, The Evening Herald. It was called Dubliner’s Diary, then but it soon became known as The Hat. It was an easy way to be recognized, get in the door and get my story.
The main picture in the group, above, was taken on the first night (World Premiere) of Riverdance the Show and the photo was taken by a lady who thought I was The Edge of U2 and no matter what I said to deny this, she insisted on taking the photo. She later sent me the photo with this note, written on the back.