Off on holiday

We're off to the 'Costa fortune' for two weeks in the sun,

Friday, 5th August 2016, 9:03 am
Updated Friday, 5th August 2016, 10:04 am

Where the beer tastes like water and the bacon, it’s under-done.

It’s a fortnight on the blue sunbeds, all worn, sunk and faded,

But if you’re quick, a brolly, to keep you cool and shaded.

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And don’t forget the suncream to keep your skin well fed,

’Cos if you don’t you will burn and end up red instead.

So if you like the night-life and still on walkabout,

You can do your best and beat the rest, and put the towels out.

Then all of a sudden it’s over and a terrible thought comes to mind,

I’ll soon be back working; it’s back to the grind.

Those warm sunny days on your blue faded bed,

Dreaming of cruising the Caribbean instead.

Bon voyage.

Dave Dickenson,

Caistor Drive,

Hartlepool.