Senses Index

Whilst on holiday I enjoyed so many things:

 

The blood red sun which kissed the horizon before disappearing;

The sounds of people chattering at the pavement café tables;

The mouth-watering smells emitting from restaurants;

The feel of the cool sea which washed lovingly over my feet.

 

The taste of the salt upon my tongue from the sea spray on the pier;

The chatter of the motors which carried small fishing boats out to sea;

The smell of the fish that was caught and sat in boxes by the harbour;

And the taste of the good food  we ate as we listened to the band.

 

The softness of the sand which trickled through my fingers;

The sound of laughter as we passed the Punch and Judy show;

The calls of the seagulls somewhere high in their clifftop home;

The sweet taste of vanilla ice cream that dissolved on my tongue.

 

The ragged rhythm of dance music emanating from the ballroom;

The awakening to the smell of bacon and eggs cooking in the kitchen.

The appeal of a holiday which delighted every one of my senses

Will be something I’ll carry with me throughout the coming year.

 

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By Josie Whitehead

Vacation Sensations - Heading I'll Walk Along This Beach Again The Slow, Slow Train to Bridport