Tagged: 2023 Tramping Calendar
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31 Aug 2022 at 4:36 pm #54976Tony GazleyKeymaster
As regular readers of this website will know, every year Tony Gazley produces a tramping calendar. And every year I somehow get roped in unwillingly to review it. For the last two years I have miraculously managed to avoid it, but now the nightmare is back. “I assume you are really keen….” says Tony in his email to me informing me of my participation, in a tone of voice that brooks no argument and suggests that some Cockney heavies will be coming around and knocking over the vases with long drawn-out exclamations of “oops” if I dare to say no. So it appears I am stuck with it.
How can I ease the agony, I found myself wondering. Looking back, I remembered that for the 2020 calendar I wrote the review as a long poem or rap, and Aimee Paterson responded with a nice concise haiku. And then inspiration struck. “That’s it!” I cried. “I can
31 Aug 2022 at 5:13 pm #54977AimeeGuest
Ooooh the suspense!!!31 Aug 2022 at 8:42 pm #54981Tony GGuest
Don’t miss next week’s exciting episode where Harry reveals his cunning plan to save his vases from the Cockney heavies.1 Sep 2022 at 2:09 pm #55011SherlockGuest
Call me Sherlock but I think I can already guess Harry’s Cunning Plan….1 Sep 2022 at 8:09 pm #55025Watson(Dr)Guest
I don’t think you can be so sure about that Holmes.
Watson (Dr)3 Sep 2022 at 11:52 am #55089SherlockGuest
Well Watson, Sir, what can I say?
You’re quite unobservant today!
I’m sure that I’m right,
The clue’s in plain sight,
The title line gives it away!!3 Sep 2022 at 12:40 pm #55094Watson (Dr)Guest
Haikus are easy.
But sometimes they don’t make sense
From Doctor Watson4 Sep 2022 at 1:16 pm #55121John RhodesGuest
If that Winchcombe Biv. photo is a sample, I want the calendar whatever Harry says about it.5 Sep 2022 at 10:52 am #55145SherlockGuest
You are right Watson,
Haikus can be quite cryptic:
elementary.5 Sep 2022 at 11:24 am #55151SherlockGuest
No prizes for John
if he doesn’t play the game –
make it a haiku!5 Sep 2022 at 12:40 pm #55162Tony GazleyKeymaster
There’s something in her hair that’s quite wrong
It looks more like that of King Kong
When asked why it was so
She said I don’t know
But I think I’ve been in the bush for too long