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The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - Escape - - CELEBRITY ESCAPE MONACO - Chanel Par­ratt

MU­SI­CIAN Ian Moss lives in Sydney’s in­ner-west with his wife and son. He has joined forces with 16 other Aussie greats for the A Long Way to the Top 10th An­niver­sary Concert tour, where he’ll per­form a very spe­cial part of the show, in hon­our of the late and great Billy Thorpe.

We spoke about his mis­ad­ven­tures with Cold Chisel band­mate Phil Small, why he can’t get enough of Europe and the one thing he can’t travel with­out. parked it some­where in Rome and Phil left his cam­era case with his pass­port, any cash he had, and back in those days, trav­eller’s cheques. His cam­era case was sit­ting in the mid­dle of the back seat – well you can guess what hap­pened. You were sup­posed to keep your trav­eller’s cheques and the re­ceipts sep­a­rate so if you did lose them you could re­claim your money, but not Phil. That put a bit of a damper on the rest of the hol­i­day, we had to rely on what­ever cash I had left.

It was fun get­ting the car back to Paris. On the way we went through Monaco and saw the Grand Prix was on. It was the year that Alan Jones won. We couldn’t read the signs prop­erly but thought we found a good spot to park. We went down to go see the race – couldn’t see jack. We go back to find our car be­ing jacked up on to the back of a truck af­ter il­le­gally park­ing it. So we had to jump in the back of the truck, and went to wher­ever it was they were go­ing to im­pound the car. When we got there, of course, the guys go: ‘‘ OK boys, how much money have you got?’’ That re­ally cut our last cash sup­plies. We

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