The Traveller

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The Traveller

From the pyramids in Giza to the Louvre's Mona Lisa,
and that engineering cock-up, that is the Tower of Pisa.
Portugal, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Spain
I've visited so many more and would do it all again.
My travelling life won't be over and done    
Till I cross off one more and that's Shittington.

I have whistled to Whistler, took my nieces to Nice,
saw a bat in the Vatican and the Pope - he's a priest,
driven with dogs in an old camper van
to see Liz in Lisbon, where the four of us swam.
My travelling life won't be over and done    
Till I cross off one more and that's Shittington.

I've been to Australia, I've fed kangaroos,
seen crocs in a box in the poorest of zoos,
been with my mates, to the States, where it's bonkers,
In the land of the midnight sun, I played conkers.
My travelling life won't be over and done    
Till I cross off one more and that's Shittington.

So where is this place that they call Shittington,
We have daft UK names but this is the one,
I must get there quick before I hang up my boots
With my Lego and slippers and finally grow roots.
My travelling life won't be over and done    
Till I cross off one more and that's Shittington.

13 Comments on “The Traveller

  1. Oh, well then I. hope you’ll not be crossing that Shittington any time soon. So much lovely travel experience, Hobbo. I’d love to hear more about it all.

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