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Holiday

I was thinking about a holiday, wondering what to pack
Then it suddenly dawned on me to take a different tack
For going abroad it seemed the packing was a breeze
Yet if I holidayed in England in the case it would be a squeeze

For as an Englishman going a broad I knew that I would need
The minimum amount of clothes as the sun is guaranteed
Yet to holiday in England the first thing I have to pack
Is a very thick pullover and then a perhaps a mac

To go abroad some sun screen and trunks in which to swim
A towel to dry off with  and something for a hangover grim
In England an umbrella and perhaps a good rain hat
For the one thing you can be sure of is the rain and that is that

So that is why I like to book a holiday abroad each year
Just so I can have some sun and lots of cooling beer
For a holiday in England I will have a heavy load
While ducking in to coffee shops down each and every road

When I come home from my holiday abroad 
I will have a lovely tan and swan round like a lord
Yet when I holiday in England of one thing you can be sure
I will only be at the doctors looking for a common cold cure

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  1. Date: 4/23/2012 12:49:00 PM
    The choice of holidays can be very different depending where one wants to go. A great description of the differences. Always nice to travel somewhere new. thanks for your comments. love phyl

  1. Date: 4/21/2012 2:43:00 PM
    lovely one my friend

  1. Date: 4/21/2012 2:21:00 PM
    there is a BIG difference in these vacation spots! You did a good job in describing both.