I’m not very patient. No, really I’m not.
I’m still persevering with my NHS walking stick and, to be honest, for the most part I feel a bit of a fraud. Ok, ok, I do still feel a little bit drunk all the time (at least that’s how I’m told it feels) so I understand I shouldn’t drive or operate heavy machinery, but most of the time I really don’t see the need to walk with a stick.
Right up to the time when I fall over, that is.
For some reason I list to starboard. Whenever I attempt to walk ten yards without the aid of my lump of wood, I end up scraping my shoulder on the wall, or taking dangerous lunges towards the kerb. It’s difficult to explain. At least I thought it would be before I remembered this:
- Walking back to Happiness (woopah oh yeah yeah) (sharpsingle.com)
This is my first ever blog, never done a twit, I avoid emails, texts, phone calls and only do talking to people in pubs after a few pints-then I know I make sense!
From your sports photos, I have you down as
Football, an old fashioned right half, Billy Bremner circa 1970!
Rugby, a Dusty Hare, without the pace but with more hair!
Cricket, a middle order batsman, who can swing it a bit I’m thinking a Chris Cowdrey.
See you soon
i am/was none of them. However, difficult to articulate what I actually was.
Let a 3rd party enlighten you …
Football ? Tight nylon never suited him, supporter only once dropped by Dynamo Barnhurst ! A happy clapper, Charlton Athletic, you know the type …
Rugby ? This is where the midfield wizardry comes to the fore. Hard-running, hard-tackling 12/13, but invariably wore his boots on the wrong foot as his kicking record will attest. Hair is a distant memory. Legendary in the bar.
Cricket ? Correct in your assessment although most swings finish in misses. Pacey (one) swing bowler too. Again, bar presence probably the best part of his game.
Jesus, I thought I’d have a little comic relief and instead walked into a Hemingway novel…
I knew you’d go a long way for attention, Bealing — but the whole stroke/convalescence thing seems a bit outre….
Seriously, glad to see you’re back to wobbly but walking — and very glad to hear that the NHS is up to speed with one of them high tech hard sticks… You know we give people robot legs over here now?
Ah well, you didn’t think I’d go quietly, did you? Yes the NHS are top notch as far as I’m concerned. Once they get rid of those leeches they’ll be even better.