The Club

"The Club" A group of Old pensioners meet up each lunch time to have a drink and play cards and gamble on the horses. read the comic exploits as the men try to out do each other


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SINKER SWIM

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The group all laugh and Billy sits there sulking. It’s another hour before another fish is caught and it’s Billy who gets it. This time it is a spotted dogfish which no one wants.’ The fish is returned unharmed to the sea from whence it came.

Everyone brings in their lines and re- baits their hooks with a cocktail of squid wragg worm tipped with mussel and wrapped around with elastic thread to keep the bait in place whilst casting. Then the rods are laid to rest.

 

Danny

‘Right lads I’m off to the toilet.’

 

Jackie

‘Hold on I’ll come with you.’

 

Both Jackie and Danny head towards the pub toilet. Its ten minutes later before they both return.

 

Danny

‘Any developments then?

 

Jimmy

‘Nothing yet Danny.’

 

Danny

‘Patience is a virtue Lad’s. “The Lord will provide”.

 

Jimmy has opened yet another pack of sandwiches and is peeling a boiled egg.

 

Jackie

‘I’m a bit peckish now; think I will have a sandwich.

 

Jimmy

‘What kind have you got?

 

Jackie

‘Honey roast ham and Red Leicester cheese with Branston pickle.

 

Jimmy

‘Nice, do you want to swap for one of mine? I’ve got roast chicken.’

 

Jackie

‘Go on then and give me one of your boiled eggs as well.

 

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