Repost: 33 Years of Pure Love- My Life as a Duranie

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That pre-teen girl, with big dreams of being a supermodel.
That pre-teen girl, with big dreams of being a supermodel.
Some things never change. Once a Duranie, always a Duranie.
Some things never change. Once a Duranie, always a Duranie.

They say you never forget your first love, and in my case I’m lucky- I had five first loves: Simon, Nick, Andy, Roger and John, otherwise known as Duran Duran. Today, August 8, 2015 (or 8.8, as I prefer to call it) marks the 33rd year of my Duranie fandom, or what we’d call my ‘Duranniversary’ in the fan community. For the most part, in many ways,it’s been the happiest relationship of my life. They are so much more than a band to me, they’ve become a part of my family, their stories have become interwoven within my own, often running in parallel lines, albeit under rather different circumstances, half a world away…

Please go to my music blog to read more of this story:

http://nichequitte.weebly.com/features.html

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