3 Dec

A great seasonal story from a man who should be Freshly Pressed every post.

Worth Doing Badly

Yet again the man with no camera takes on the WordPress Photo Challenge, with words….

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“What sort of a growth?” asked the vet.

“It’s red, and it’s on his nose.”

“Perhaps it’s a pimple,” suggested the vet.

“What?” said Santa. “Do you mean this is puberty?”

“Could be,” said the vet.

“So you’re saying he’s going to start chasing after girl reindeers, like Vixen, and being cheeky to Mrs Claus and me, and his voice is going to suddenly drop, along with other bits of him?”

“I don‘t think reindeers have voices,” said the vet.

“The others certainly do,” said Santa. “They laugh and call him names.”

“What names?”

“Um, don’t know really,” said Santa. “”Redser,” I suppose.”

“Nah, that’s for gingers,” said the vet. “Perhaps it’s sunburn.”

“This is the North Pole,” said Santa icily, appropriately enough.

“Look, to be honest,” said the vet, “I’m more used to…

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8 Responses to “”

  1. Tinman December 3, 2012 at 10:02 #

    I’ve ticked “Like”. Well, why not.

    Tilly, I promise that if I ever get anywhere with this writing lark I’m going to make you my agent.

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  2. Elaine - I used to be indecisive December 3, 2012 at 10:24 #

    I thought this was great when I read it in August, and I still think it’s great. In fact, everything Tinman writes is great (hope he’s not reading this, or he’ll get a big head…. 😉 )
    I like your new Christmas look. 🙂

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    • Tinman December 3, 2012 at 20:55 #

      Hi Elaine, no, I didn’t read this at all.

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  3. terry1954 December 3, 2012 at 18:07 #

    I had to let you know that I love your background on your blog page!!!!

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  4. eof737 December 5, 2012 at 04:38 #

    I love it… Quite Funny! 🙂

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  5. Grannymar December 5, 2012 at 23:19 #

    Yep, That man has great talent!

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