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Now i must explain first when i went to this concert i wasn’t a huge fan my friend Sophie asked if i would go and i said yes i`ll go, never seen him live i wasn’t that bothered who he was, i just love live music. We did make sure that Enrique`s greatest hits cd was playing all the way to Cardiff just so i didn’t look stupid ,but i knew all his songs anyway ,just never brought any of his albums. The only song i hadn’t listened to in a long time was “ hero “ and that song reminded me of my ex and every time it was played i use to turn the radio off! Too many memories , too hurtful to listen too.
So, we drive to Cardiff to watch Enrique in concert, it took us about 2 hours to get there traffic was good on this particular day thank god, when we arrived around 4pm it was a lovely sunny day.
We found somewhere to park quite easy right next to the Cardiff arena. We sat in the car wondering
what to do as we were so early, i said “well , we could walk into town go get something to eat, go shopping just to kill sometime then come back a little later on”.
We got out the car, we decided to check which way we had to go in to the arena we looked up & noticed a huge crowd had developed at the back of the arena, so went to see what all the fuss was about.Enrique had just arrived and he was running late as usual and i just saw the top of his hat, all these girls were screaming out his name to which i just laughed and shook my head, all of a sudden i heard some one call my name “June, June “over here i looked over by the barrier & noticed a guy waving at me, it was one of the Roadie`s that i knew called Jamie i knew Jamie from another gig he was doing ages ago. Jamie was 6ft with short Blonde hair not bad looking if i were honest.
He called me over & asked how i was, said i was fine said hello to my friend Sophie, i said to” Jamie what brings you here” he replied “the company i work for are doing the Enrique tour”, “wow that`s good for ya” i replied. Jamie then said to me “Are you still a keen photographer”
“yes i am why?” Looking really puzzled.
“Well Enrique`s resident photographer has had to go back home to Miami due to ill health & the management & Enrique are losing their minds because they desperately need someone to take photos for tonight`s gig & the rest of his tour”. I smiled & said “what has that got to do with me” acting a bit dumb and smiling at Jamie “well ,was wondering if your up to doing it i would have to go and speak to his people first” i blushed and i said “yeah would love too, but it wont Happen Jamie they wouldn’t want someone like me ,miss ordinary doing that sort of thing, he said “lets try yeah?”
I gave him my number & he said he would ring & let me know either way.
We walked off and Sophie was dead excited i said “don’t get your hopes up it aint going to happen lets walk in to town to get something to eat” by this time i was starving it was like 4.30pm we hadn’t eaten since 9am & that was at breakfast!
we got half way in to town when my phone rings its Jamie i gasp at Sophie, shaking i answered it & he said “where are you? Walking in to town why? “
“Well you better get your sorry little arse back here they want you to do some test shots of Enrique`s sound check & if your any good you`ve got the gig!!” I squealed with delight & went “nah Jamie your winding me up” he replied “i am not June, Enrique said he wanted to see what you were
made of! So, seriously get your arse back here now, but you have to be here
like now” he screamed. “Ok, ok” i said “we`re coming back right now but i warn you, you better not be winding me up Jamie! “I turned to Sophie & said “we`ve gotta go back they want me now!” smiling
really silly I said to Jamie “we`re be there in about 10 minutes”
I screamed, jumped up & down, said “we going to have to run back mate” she laughed & said “what in these heels” i said “yeah take them off “laughing.we ran as fast as we could back to the arena as it was getting late it was about 5.00pm and the doors were due to open at 6.30pm but Enrique hadn’t even done his sound check.
We got back to the arena and there was even more people waiting to see Enrique and as we were walking towards the barrier i heard some bloke say to these girls “oh they reckon they going to just walk up & go straight in” i smiled at the little cocky bloke as The security guy lifted the barrier up, i said “we`re here to see Jamie”, the guy look over at Jamie he gave The nod and the security guard let us through. The bloke blushed with embarrassment, i looked at him and laughed he put his head down because he knew how stupid he sounded, to be honest i don’t think he even knew we heard him say
what he did.
Jamie said “here your both going to need these access all areas passes” as we were walking into the venue, we put them over our heads so that the hung from out necks, so that they could be scanned each time we went anywhere.
“Sophie, your going to have to sit this one out i`m afraid your have to wait in the lounge room as Enrique doesn’t want anyone else in the arena apart from the Band, sound engineers & his management and of course June” Jamie smiled at this because he knew that this could be the best thing that has happened to me. It did make me blush that Enrique only wanted me in there with the others, and i thought, yeah right as if Enrique would even give me a second glance.
Jamie took me through and i remember thinking this is too good to be true someone pinch me please, my heart was beating so fast i was shaking, the palms of my hands were sweaty and my mouth was dry, Dave one of the sound guys introduced me to everyone he said “you can go anywhere you like,
where would you prefer to take your pix?” I said sheepishly ,”can i go on the cat walk?”
Dave replied “yes you can”, smiling at me there was some small steps leading to end of the catwalk & i decided i was going to sit crossed legged at the end to take some pix just take a few then go nearer once i plucked up the courage to do so...Id never seen Enrique in concert let alone met him & i never really been nervous when i have met famous people before,but this time “oh boy”
Enrique popped out from the side of the stage saw me sitting on the end of the catwalk & waved said
in to the microphone “Hey June, you ok?”
The house lights were up so he could see me clearly He looked so handsome and so tall id forgotten how tall he was. He was wearing his trade mark cap jeans, white hoodie with a scarf to keep his throat warm. I thought my heart was going to stop beating, I could feel it miss a beat when i saw him standing there smiling. I was looking up feeling myself blushing a lot i waved back & smiled thinking my god he looks even more handsome in the flesh.
The band starting playing ring my bells just as Enrique started walking towards me i was laughing to myself because i was so nervous, i could feel myself going red as he walked up to me smiling and singing “ring my bells” He stopped singing, the band continued to play.
He came right up to me sat down in front of me crossed his legs and our knees were touching each other, he said “you ok”? too which i replied “well err no, if i am honest i am shitting myself,” too which
he burst out laughing “hold your hands out “i put my camera down & i held my hands out he said “turn your hands, so your palms are facing the floor”, i looked at him he said “wow, you really are shitting yourself “ he said laughing at me “ your hands are shaking like mad, just like mine”
he started to laugh as he made his hands shake. I laugh at him thinking you silly sod but he put me at ease really quickly.
Enrique then said “bet your heart is beating real fast? “To that i answered “yes, it is “ took his right hand & placed it on my heart without even thinking where his hand was, he looked me right in the eye for a good few seconds smiled and then moved his hand away slowly, he was still smiling at this point. I thought how embarrassing was that, i mean, I don’t even know the guy really & go and do that to him, stupid, stupid i kept saying to myself.
I also remember thinking how beautiful his eyes were while he looking at me for that split moment,the skin on is hands was so soft. He then took hold of my camera & came right next me put his to head to my head & took a photo,” smile” he said as he was taking it.
He then got up ,extended his arms ,pulled me up said “bet your not nervous now are ya”
kissed me on both cheeks gave me hug and said “go for it June , take as many pix as you like, the more the better lets see how good u really are!! Put it this way if these photo`s don’t come out very good Jamie is going to be in big trouble” laughing.
I took about 50 photos of him doing the sound check he was running late as usual but he needed
to make sure everything was good to go for tonight`s gig, he finished & i said “Thanks Enrique” he said “No probs June i`ll take a look at them now if that`s ok? Yeah of course”, I took the memory card out the camera and gave it to him he said “do you mind waiting in the lounge room with the band? Just while i take a look at these with Fernando and we won`t keep you in suspense too long i promise you” he said smiling & he gave me a wink.
Went into the lounge room & my friend Sophie was talking
to Laura Jane they both asked how it went i said “ok i think, their looking at them now” i said nervously. Laura said “he will love them June trust me, Sophie has showed me some other photo`s that you have taken & you are really good June, Don`t put yourself down”, “cant help it “”i replied “just don’t think i am that good if i am totally honest with you” i snapped and i apologise for snapping but she understood how much this meant to me.
I smiled at her but i wasn’t convinced kept thinking he wasn’t going to like them & that they would be wasting their time testing me when they could have got a professional photographer in for one night.
About half an hour went past and i have to say it was the longest half hour of my life i was walking up & down the room thinking to myself he won`t like them, bet they turned out blurred. Everyone kept telling me sit down don’t worry, but i couldn’t i was worrying big time.
Then the door swings open i stop dead in my tracks, Fernando says “June, come with me”...Gulp i looked at everyone in the room they wished me luck. Enrique`s dressing room was at the end of the corridor my heart was beating so fast, i was so sure that Fernando could hear it going boom,
boom boom, Fernando knocked on Enrique`s door walked in & said to me “come in, sit down next to Enrique” i smiled and said “thanks” as i did Enrique kissed me again on the cheek & said “well
I was really blushing at this point my heart was pounding, my hands a little sweaty, my mouth was so dry & i honestly thought i was going to cry.........
LOL I am looking forward to meeting you too, Pitufa. xxx
I know your a nice person, very friendly too lol, you will look after him if anything happens I do know that lol
Your reputation isnt ruined, ppl know who you are lol
WOW Sophie needs a prescription of chill pills! lol!
I hope you feel better June and you Sophie can talk and be friends once again! :)
No offense to E, but I dont like Curtis either! lmao
I loved it as always hun!
went to the premier of 3 stoogies yesterday the movie is awsomely hilarious
A Fun But Silly Story Part 2
Carlos walks down the stairs walks outside by the pool, takes his cell phone out of his rear pocket, & calls Enrique. “Hey man, how you doing?” Enrique replies “Yeah, not bad man” Carlos takes a deep breath & Enrique hears this & says “she doesn’t want to see us does she?” “No”, replies Carlos, “I do think that when the police arrive to take her to her therapy session, she is going to get arrested” Enrique says “why, would she get arrested?” Carlos replies “because she won`t attend it man, I am telling ya, she screamed at me, was real nasty with it too” Enrique replied “Do you want to come over here?” Carlos sighs says “I don’t think so, could we meet up for a coffee after i know Sophie has gone, say about 12?” Sounds good to me dude, see you at 12 in Baileys?”
I walk in the kitchen just as Enrique has hung up the phone “who was that?” Enrique turns round looks at me smiles “Carlos, Sophie doesn’t want to see us” I put my head down, Enrique walks towards me gives me a hug as i cry in to his chest, he kisses me on the top of the head.
I lifted my head to look up at him “Well, I knew she wouldn’t see us, I mean she is feeling down, probably even embarrassed about what she has done to us” He sighs rubs my back, “you know what June? Stuff her, we can move on from this, it will take time” I smile at him, hugged him back. “I have arranged to meet him in Baileys later, you don’t mind do you?” I shake my head saying “Of course not, you go I have plenty to do babe” He kisses me on the lips & walks upstairs to get ready, I decided to sit by the pool for a bit, Ella was asleep in her room.
Enrique came downstairs ready to go to meet Carlos, he comes out to me says “Right are you sure you will be ok on your own?” I look at him smile & nod “go now will you, before i change my mind” He laughs at me kisses me, says “you will be here when i get back wont you?” I sigh “Yes! Enrique I will be here when you get back.
He walks away, i hear the car start up & pull away, I wait for what seemed like 10 minutes, I get up say to May, that I am going out for a walk, she smiles says “take your cell phone with you, wont you June?” I pick it up & I look around me & walk out the door.
Meanwhile The police knock on door at Carlos`s they come in & say “we`re to collect Sophie Jones” Carlos says “she is upstairs I`ll go fetch her”, he walks upstairs knocks on the door of Sophie`s room, no answer, he tries the door but its looked. “We need to go now” one of the officers said “is there a problem” as they were walking up the stairs, “Yes, she isn’t answering the door” they try no answer “well, I think we are going to have to break the door down sir,” Carlos moved back as they broke the door down, Sophie was sitting in the corner of the room hugging her legs. Carlos ran over to her, “Sophie, baby, what`s wrong?” No answer Carlos looks at the officer’s one of them a female officer says “I hope you don’t mind me saying so, but I think Sophie is going through a mental breakdown or she is chronically depressed” They radio for a doctor/paramedic to come & assess Sophie.
I decide to go to the beach, let the fine sand run through my toes, the sand was cool it was coming up to December so the weather was a lot cooler this time of year, I sat down watching the waves breaking down as they came towards me. A few children were flying Kites with their parents, this brought a wonderful smile to my face, as i knew that in a few years time my family, Enrique, Ella, Amber, Curtis & I will be doing this, a tear or Two dropped on to my cheeks as i pictured this.
Carlos in the meantime calls Enrique “Hey, Man, I wont be able to meet you, Sophie is in a really bad way, I am sorry” Enrique asks him “what`s happened to her?” Carlos explains “Looks like she will have to be admitted, She is in a really bad way, I have to go, but i will speak to you soon” Enrique decided he was going to go & buy some flowers, so he drove to a flower shop & brought this huge bunch of flowers.
Enrique drives home walks in the house shouts “June, June where are you?” He walks towards the kitchen where May was preparing lunch, “Hey, May have you seen June anywhere?” She looks up says “Yes, she has gone for a walk, she took her cell phone with her, wow amazing flowers these for June?” He smiles says “Yes, I thought they would cheer her up a little, I want to take her out for a meal tonight, just the Two of us” May replies “she hasn’t been gone long, I think she may have gone to the beach, she goes there a lot to think” Thanks May I`ll try that”
I start to walk back to the house, when I look ahead of me & I see a very familiar site, Enrique was walking towards me, he ran the last the little bit, “Hey, here you are” We hug one another he looks at me smiles lifts my chin up with a finger & kisses me on the mouth, very sexually, My stomach flips over with excitement, “shall we sit here for a bit?” We sit down, he places his left arm around my shoulders as we both bring our knees up i hug my knees, & I place my head on to his chest.
“Wow, June this is great, I haven’t sat down on a beach like this in ages, do you come here a lot?” I wouldn’t say a lot but I do come here to think about stuff, like earlier there was family of 5 flying kites & I thought one day that will be us” I look up at him he kisses me, says “I cant wait till the twins are here, then our family will be complete” I look at him & say “you know we were going to call the boy Curtis?” He looks at me says “You still don’t like it do you?” I shake my head say “No, I`m sorry, I want to call him Cruz?” he looks out to sea says “Cruz, Hmmm Cruz Yeah, I like that name, Yeah, Ok I`ll give you that” I slapped him he laughed “Shall we head back?” I nodded, he got up took my hands & he helped me up we walked back to house, hand in hand.
As we were walking back I said to him “How come you’re not with Carlos?” He looks at me says “Oh June Carlos thinks she is having a nervous Breakdown, she is being assessed as we speak, I think your going to need to forget all about Sophie for a while” I look out to the ocean & think wow poor Sophie, No i don’t think poor Sophie she is the one person who has betrayed us! I doubt I will ever see Sophie again.
We arrive back at the house saw the flowers in a vase, “wow, who are these from they`re just absolutely beautiful” Enrique puts his arms around my waist says “I brought you those, to make you feel better Hun & to put a smile back on that beautiful face of yours” I turn around kiss him on the lips & say “Thank you, Enrique I think we`re going to be ok you know” We continue to Hug & i look up at him & smile said “I love you”.