“Unless I am very much mistaken, you’re him! You are, ain’t ya?! You’re that bloke off the telly!”
“I am, yes.”
“I knew it! I said to the wife, ‘there’s that bloke off the telly’. She loves you, she does.”
“She said ‘naw, it can’t be. Not ‘ere.’ But ‘ere you are, larger than life!”
The man behind the desk opened a book from pile, pen poised ready for the inscription.
“Well, I better push off,” the guy said. “Nice to meet ya!”
This would go on record as the only book signing without a single book signed.