9 November 2015

Beauty

Swirling summer mist rising from a lake as golden shafts of morning sunlight herald the day ahead. A skein of geese moving along a Norwegian fijord, reflected in still waters. A newly born baby clearing his/her lungs in the delivery room ready for the lifetime ahead. Other lips tenderly kissing your lips. The Taj Mahal - alabaster and other worldy in a shimmering tropical heat haze. Stars twinkling in a velvet black sky... Beauty. Beauty...

But what could possibly be more beautiful than this:-
My team at the top of the English Championship table having acquired thirty four points from sixteen games. And I was there on Saturday to watch our lads take Middlesbrough to the cleaners with a stunning 3-0 victory. Tom Huddlestone's late strike was a work of art as the leather sphere arched into the net past the flailing hands of Dimitrios Konstantopoulos - Boro's desperate keeper. And in joyful unison we sang to the tune of "Sloop John B":-

"WE'RE TOP OF THE LEAGUE! WE'RE TOP OF THE LEAGUE! WE ARE HULL CITY! WE'RE TOP OF THE LEAGUE!"

Sing along everybody! Come on my beauties!
Tom Huddlestone on Saturday afternoon

7 comments:

  1. Ha!!! That made me laugh. The first paragraph was a great buildup to the rest of this post!

    I ♡ your sense of humor (humour?)!

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    1. You square my sense of humour (humor?) Jennifer? I square yours too!

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  2. What more can I add, other than to say The Kingston Trio's "Sloop John B" was one of my late brother Graham's favourite song when we were both youngsters.

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    1. Graham had good taste. It is a tune that English football fans regularly employ in their chants.

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  3. Another proof of the truth in the saying "Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder".

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    1. Your comment seems diplomatic It would be nice to see you modelling a Hull City kit Meike!

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