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The Wee Sitty Bit Beside the Bandstand

By chief hack Ignatius Rake

Posted December 01, 2015
botanic gardens in belfast
Window onto the world: You can't beat the wee sitty bit beside the bandstand. © Marcus Keeley

Check out this ace new vid from Belfast comedian Marcus Keeley.



I lived in Belfast for just under a year and a half.

And to be honest, I thought the place was great, although it did seem to rain a lot.

In fact, I can only recall one day when I didn't need a coat.


BOTANIC BRILLIANCE
Fortunately, there are plenty of places to get out of the wet.

Such as the wee sitty bit beside the bandstand in Botanic Gardens.

But I'm certainly not the only fan of this glorious place to park your arse in the park.

So here's Rake & Herald local soak and top-notch Belfast comedian Marcus Keeley with the full philosophical low-down.

But be warned.

If your idea of quality comedy consists solely of 'epic fail' compilations on YouTube, the following vid might go a tad over your head.

I watched it and wet myself.

The guy's fucking ace.




The above vid is embedded here on the Rake & Herald from Marcus' excellent YouTube channel, which you are strongly advised to check out here.


See also The life of a superstar poet, posted 26/11/15, among others.


Marcus Keeley
is a comedian, improviser and soak. Regularly gigging in Belfast and Paris, he is the host and promoter of the Voicebox Comedy alternative comedy club, a member of the Wonder Frog improv group and an all-round homme fatale. You can follow him, Voicebox Comedy and Wonder Frog on Twitter here, here and here, respectively. Meanwhile, to keep tabs on Voicebox via FaceBook, have a click of this.


Ignatius Rake is a freelance journalist, geographer, illustrator and world traveller who has visited more than 70 countries on six continents. He has written on numerous subjects for various publications and is available for hire and commissions. He can be contacted by email here.



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