The Longest Mile

This is my response to this week’s Flashback Track Friday prompt, where they asked us to:

Share a long journey that you made on foot.

Do I have everything? One last check.

I have my passport, my papers, my phone, my wallet. Every one of those is vital. Oh, and my mask. Unforgettable, in these times. Anything else, I’ll need to wing it.

As I close the door behind me, I am stung by the sticky heat of the late afternoon.

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The Saturday Groan

It was about time I picked a better graphic

Q: How do you get down from a camel?

A: Don’t be silly, you get down from a goose!

Making you groan… any day of the week!


A hot air balloon, in the shape of a red heart

Inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 6 November 2021, tumultuous.

A hot air balloonist from Splott
Asked his girlfriend ’bout tying the knot,
For decision tumultuous,
The waiting was tortuous,
’til at last, she said “Certainly not”!

Believe it or not, Splott is a real place, and it wasn’t anywhere near as bad as it sounds. When I was at university in Cardiff, it was considered one of the worst areas of the city, even by student standards, and I went out with someone who lived there.

Prompt image for the Fandango One Word Challenge prompt

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