What to do... Leonard being Leonard offered a reimbursement so as not to "upset the family budget" as he put it, in Leeds.
I wouldn't take the money -- not from Leonard Cohen. Had it been any other other man, yes. Had it incurred more expense on our part, yes -- but somehow I just couldn't bring myself to complain about an extra night in a hotel and the price of a meal.
This afternoon the post arrived. Inside the envelope a signed programme
To Oonah and Noel, Thanks for understanding.
I'm going to frame that.
There are things -- many many things -- in this world that are worth more than money and Leonard Cohen writing my name is one of those.
Thanks Leonard -- for being the person you are.