You may remember a few weeks ago I was asking about Russell’s favourite bands, and a few months ago I wrote a blog about his favourite T-shirts. Well the time has come to put the two together to celebrate Russell’s 30th birthday.
We have decided that this year we will wear a T-shirt featuring one of Russell’s favourite bands (there is a list of 30 bands he liked – one for each year – below). As his birthday is on the bank holiday Saturday, we are fairly sure that if he was still with us the celebrations would have lasted all weekend, so you don’t have to do this just on May 2nd, any time over the weekend will do. Maybe you would like to celebrate with a T-shirt on your own birthday instead, Louise? Phoebe?
All you have to do is wear the t-shirt, take a photo of yourself (let us know where you are) and post it on the Russellspostcards Facebook page. If you don’t have a “band” T-shirt it doesn’t matter, you can still join in.
Last summer we managed to get the postcards and the drinks for Russell in almost every part of the world. Postcards were left in USA, India, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Wales and Spain. Friends shared a drink for Russell as far away as South Africa, Japan and USA.
How far can we get the T-shirts to travel?
Here is the list (in no particular order):
OASIS NIRVANA JOY DIVISION
KINGS OF LEON ALICE COOPER THE VERVE
FLEETWOOD MAC JOHNNY CASH THE EAGLES
GRATEFUL DEAD STONE ROSES KASABIAN
FAITHLESS DIRE STRAITS IAN BROWN
PEARL JAM JIMI HENDRIX PINK FLOYD
LYNYRD SKYNYRD BOB DYLAN
MANIC STREET PREACHERS LED ZEPPELIN
ELTON JOHN LIBERTINES ERIC CLAPTON
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN STEREOPHONICS
LOU REED GINS’N’ROSES BOB MARLEY
So, start looking out all those t-shirts buried in a drawer somewhere, dust them down and put them on to remember Russell next weekend, and don’t forget to post a picture. How many different bands can we wear?
HAPPY BIRTHDAY RUSSELL!!