FOWC with Fandango — Slide

Childhood comes immediately to mind, a dog, and a holiday.
We were staying with family, holidays were usually that but we never minded as it was a change of scenery, and there was a kid’s play area about a fifteen minute walk away.
They had two slides, one for the big kids, and one for the toddlers.
The former was huge, and had a hump in the middle. Most of us actually sat on a mat or piece of cardboard on the way down as you picked up quite a bit of speed! If you weren’t careful you could launch from the middle and end up flying through the air. They probably took that slide down years ago and built on the land. Still, that was around 55 years ago!

In our local park we had a more modest slide, and the dog loved it. He would climb up the steps, position himself just so at the top, and then push off.  He was always first in the queue and the last to leave.
Happy days.

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About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have an elderly dog called Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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8 Responses to FOWC with Fandango — Slide

  1. Sadje says:

    Wow, a drag taking a slide. Haven’t seen that !

  2. scifihammy says:

    Lovely childhood memory 🙂 And I’d have loved going on that big slide! 🙂

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