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AN OLD ONE

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DIZZI

DIZZI Report 21 May 2013 12:08


DAY TRIPPER 1950'S STYLE

WHEN I WAZA KID A LONG LONG TIME AGO
ME DAD ME MAM AN ME
TO THE SEASIDE WE WANTED TO BE

SOOOOO
DADS FIRM ALWAYS HAD AN ANNUAL
COACH OR CHARABANG? TO THE SEA

MEET DOWN THE ROAD AT HALF PAST EIGHT
TRAVELING LIGHT ME MAM SAID
BY THAT SHE MENT

BAG WITH SARNIES IN SO WE CAN EAT SAND EASIER
BAG WITH CAKE TO MAKE EATING SAND SARNIES EASIER
BAG WITH AT LEAST 4 FLASKS OF TEA,,FOR DAD ME MAM AN ME
2 BAGS ONE WITH TOWLES
ONE WITH CLOTHES AN DONT FORGET THE KNITTED COSSIE THAT STREACHED WHEN WET
BUT ME MAM NEVER NOTICED THAT..
NEVER NOTICED THAT COSSIE WAS WELL BELOW MY KNEES ,
ÓR MAYBE SHE DID CLICK CLICK,,,OUT COME THE KNITTING NEEDLES CLACK CLACK

NOW OFF WE GO 2 OR 3 COACHES HEADING SEASIDE WAY
WE STOP FOR A WEE.
DADS AN LADS BEHIND THE TREE
US GIRLS CRYING
"WE WANT TO WEE"
OUT COME FLASKS FOR ME MAMS CUP OF TEAS
AS THE MEN CAME BACK FROM THE TREES
THE BACK OF THE COACH BOOT IS LIFTED
WHERE CRATES OF BEER DADS TRIED TO HIDE,,

ME MAM ALWAYS USED TO SAY

"ONE DAY WE WILL GET TO SEE THE SEA"

"WHEN WE CAN STOP THE MEN HAVING A PEE
ONLY 20 MILES FROM HOME"

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 21 May 2013 13:42

AH!
GWEN,

PRECIOUS MEMORIES, INDEED.........


Herne Bay, Sarfend,Clacton, Yarmuff.............and all......
Bob

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 21 May 2013 13:53

Ahh! Those were the days (am I really saying that sounds like my Grandma LoL!)