Everything You Need to Know About Gloucester

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The mighty River Severn flows majestically down to Worcester               

carrying effluent from Shrewsbury, Telford and Bridgnorth

We add ours to it and send it on to Gloucester,

the centre of which is not as attractive as you might think

Cheltenham is better; Gloucester is wetter

as a certain doctor found to his cost

when he visited the city once.

He never returned, though it's not clear

whether this was due to poor footpath maintenance

or the eeyawing from The Shed

Or was it because they talk funny and have six toes?

Who knows.

◄ Ronnie's Pants (and so is his bowling)

The Man Upstairs ►


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Brian Maryon

Sat 16th Feb 2019 11:53

Thanks Ray!

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Fri 15th Feb 2019 17:51

A sour twist Brian though amusing in a lighthearted vein. ( I may have been drawn in too as you wrote it on my birthday!) Iinteresting thing is water always will find a way ....

All the best. Ray

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Brian Maryon

Mon 11th Feb 2019 18:54

Can't be that bad at Chertsey as I quite often swam in the river there.

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M.C. Newberry

Mon 11th Feb 2019 18:20

Thanks for the thought, Brian - but London has its own share, as Old Father Thames can remind us!

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Brian Maryon

Mon 11th Feb 2019 10:11

Thanks MC. Where do you live? We could send it on to you if you like!

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M.C. Newberry

Sun 10th Feb 2019 16:36

Gloucester has a duke
And Shrewsbury earned an earl
But they're no better than the rest of us
When the effluent starts to swirl. 😉

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Brian Maryon

Fri 8th Feb 2019 23:19

Thanks guys for putting a bit of a Glos on this one.


Fri 8th Feb 2019 12:06

Sounds a lot like Norfolk Brian

Nicely done.


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keith jeffries

Fri 8th Feb 2019 09:13

I love the bit about adding effluent and sending it on to Gloucester. Brian, this is not your usual style but worth exploring. I enjoyed this.

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