Monday, January 12, 2009

Of All The Nerve

This tanker beached up the other day. We went to join the throngs of onlookers, and watched the kids gasp at the relative proximity of this vessel. It was close. It was big. It had really hit the rocks.

But the residents of adjacent Posh Point were even more aghast (or should that be aghasp?) at the fact that a union-card-carrying member of the Riff Raff had managed to camp out on their lovely, tree-lined, beach-fronted locale for more than a couple of days, without so much as a By Your Leave. And that so many of us commoners were tramping through their water fronts, gaping so fascinatedly. Gosh, the nerve of some people...

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