Today between shows (Sunshine Coast, north of Vancouver) I had time for a quick swim at the Aquatic Centre. The waterslide was open. I trotted over and found myself in line with a cluster of kids who stared long and hard at the only adult in their midst. Finally: “Did you really flush your doll down the toilet?” Ah: they were at my show. I explain about the doll and we take our turns on the waterslide. (After the kids disperse, the lifeguard kindly turns it back on for me.) 1.5 weeks done; 6.5 to go. Don’t ask if I’m tired; I can’t afford to know at this point.