How are you my dears?
I have so many to tell you about the U2 concert and the acting classes LOL.
It was just like in the movies: we contacted the ticketing company the day we have arrived in Rome and they kept insisting that we were going to receive the tickets 2 hours before the concert. When we tried to explain that this was not acceptable, they hang up. On the concert day, exactly 2 hours before the event, we have called them. Surprisingly, they answered and they claimed that an SMS was about to be sent to us in app. 15 minutes. They sent the SMS, instructing us to go to a certain Pizzeria and look for “Alex in white t-shirt” who was supposed to deliver us the tickets. Still in shock, we have hit the road with not too much hope that we shall be able to see the concert. There we have found the guy comfortable sitting in front of table, with a multi-page list in his hands and a crowd of people protesting and gesturing at him. He claimed that unfortunately they had no A category tickets left (the kind I have ordered & paid), but they could offer us a lower category and they would immediately reimburse us the difference. It seamed that everybody was in the very same situation. The scam was the following: according to their prices, the difference between A and B categories was very low…consequently, people were tempted to order A instead of B. But the purchasing price for B category was much cheaper than A. So, when he gave us the under classed tickets, I observed that the face value was of only 35 EUR, while on their site, the B category was of 160 EUR. For A category, I have paid 190. So they procured the tickets (B) with 35, I have paid 190 (for A) and they would give me back 190-160= 40. Overall, they would record a profit of 150-35 = 115 for each ticket. Of course, they are covered by the “rules and conditions” mentioned on the site and which we had to accept before ordering.
Anyway, my husband and I were protesting so loud, that another guy, acting together with “Alex-white t-shirt” finally handled us 2 A category tickets (magic J) and we were able to see the concert from a decent angle; we have taken some grate pictures too. It was absolutely amazing and I can say with all my heart that U2 and MJ are looking for the very same goals and they both make spectaculars, magical shows.
About the acting classes I’ll update you later, coz now I have to rush home.
@Funky, thank you dear for all the news that you have posted lately! You are a real treasure. I hope all of you are safe and well and I missed you a lot.
@Elde, thank you for the appreciation, it is just the phrase that represents the best the way I am and how I feel.