Things that brighten your day.

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by betty swollocks, 23 Aug 2007.

  1. betty swollocks

    betty swollocks large member

    Cycling to work at midday yesterday, I saw two very blond girls on the other side of the road on the pavement. As I went past, one of them waved and shouted hello. I u-turned and went back to return the greeting. Turns out it was the 7 year old daughter of a friend of mine and her friend. I'll call them Ruby and Justine, since that was their names.
    There ensued and bit of light-hearted chit-chat and just as I was about to depart, they asked me if I would like to see their dance. I answered in the affirmative.
    After much clapping, skipping, gap-toothed giggling and flailing of stick-thin limbs, they completed their routine and I duly applauded said goodbye and then went on my way.
    The rest of my ride was completed with a broad grin!
  2. Melvil

    Melvil Guest

  3. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    Lovely. We all need something to brighten our days, I think.

    I'll think of something in a minute...
  4. Melvil

    Melvil Guest

    I once bought a 10,000 watt light bulb for my little nephew on his birthday.... should have seen his little face light up

    (I'll get my coat)
  5. OP
    betty swollocks

    betty swollocks large member

    ....and I'll hand you your hat!
  6. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    well done betty, a great story with no visit to local plodshop required!
  7. got-to-get-fit

    got-to-get-fit New Member

    Yarm, Cleveland
    with reference to my last thread about having a bad start to the day ....

    something that has just brightened my day is a colleague who has just driven to halfords 4 miles away and purchased me a new innertube.

    There is still some good people around.........!
  8. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    hope it fits then :biggrin:
  9. got-to-get-fit

    got-to-get-fit New Member

    Yarm, Cleveland
    dont start.........
  10. Mr Phoebus

    Mr Phoebus New Member

    Not answering the door to Jehovah's witnesses.
  11. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    do this instead
  12. asterix

    asterix Comrade Member

    Limoges or York
    Cycling back from watching a stage of the TdF near Brantome, I was giving it some welly on a flat straight when I heard a moped behind then 'peep', 'peep', 'peep'.. as it started to pass. As soon as it was clear the rider and passenger, both attractive young girls turned, waving and smiling.

    Definitely better than getting a half-used coke tin heaved at you!
  13. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    Watching the smile fade on a JW face when you tell them you're Church of Eygpt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  14. buggi

    buggi Bird Saviour

    cycling home on a tuesday night and getting overtaken by the local cycling club (nice view from the back! ha ha)
  15. Melvil

    Melvil Guest

    Same thing happened to me when I was doing a charity ride - the local triathlon was also in progress and some swimsuited females passed by at pace. A nice view to be had!
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