Kaleidoscope of Colour

Kaleidoscope of Colour

To The Residents’ Association of West Hill Avenue

It has been brought to my attention that I may need to apologise to you this morning. I sometimes run in the park at the top of your road and am therefore obliged to complete my warm up walk along West Hill Road itself. I realize that some well-meaning member of the community, or possibly the council, had spent a lot of time sweeping the fallen leaves into a relatively tidy and contained area. Unfortunately I was supposed to be doing a shorter run this morning, with intervals, which I was not looking forward to. For this reason I was not in the best of moods.

However, if the piles of leaves had not been in my way, my foot would not have inadvertently brushed through them. The resultant scrunching then tempted me to take out my anxiety of the impending torture to be inflicted by the unforgiving coach. I therefore cannot take the full blame for my actions and hold Laura responsible for what I did next. Swishing my feet through the leaves may have been a bit childish, and some may say irresponsible, but the fun I had was immeasurable, and I certainly lifted my mood. So while I would apologise for the flurries of gorgeously coloured, crisp autumn that I created, can I also thank you for providing me with the wherewithal to lift my mood (if only temporarily).

Once I got to Memorial Park I was ready to face Laura, thanks to your provision of such distraction, although this didn’t last long, as there were no such piles of leaves in the park, and I had to continue with the torture that is "The C25K+ Speed Podcast". I hope your residents appreciated that after completing my intervals I did take my behaviour elsewhere and ran off to the woodland to disperse any latent frustration and complete 6km of running in total. I then returned to the park in order to make amends; taking some photographs to create the Kaleidoscope of Colour (see attached photograph) in grateful appreciation of your provision of such a beautifully coloured backdrop to otherwise laboured my run. Please accept this in recompense for my willful kicking through your leaves.

With best regards,

Razouski

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I dare say the residents have neighbourhood watch and you'll be on cctv caught bang to rights 😁

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Noooooo! Oh my!!!

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Possibly, I'll have to go back and sweep the leaves. But I couldn't resist it!

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Beautiful, beautiful post.. and I feel sure.. the residents will forgive all!

I do hope misswobble is wrong...if so, we will do a jail break!!!

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If misswobble is right and I end up in the chokey at least I won't have to do any more interval runs. 😉

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:)

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Dear Ms Razouski

You were indeed observed breaking several bylaws on your criminal run this morning. On this occasion however, the Leaf Sweepers Union have destroyed the CCTV taped evidence as you are making our jobs even more necessary.

PS. Lovely pictures and a great run :)

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My grateful thanks to the Leaf Sweepers Union. Here are some more to keep you gainfully employed. 🍃 🍂🌿🍁

😂😂😂

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Can you send the Leaf Sweepers union down to Guildford please, my route is littered with fallen crunchy acorns which hurt my poor running feet...😉

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They do!!! They do !

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I'll let them know Jan-now-runs .

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Thanks Raz😊...knew you'd sort it.xx

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They were obviously there to be swished through - why else would you make a gorgeous pile of leaves?

Though the children they were intended for might have been a bit disappointed 😘

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The pictures are more than enough recompense

There must be at least 1 runner amongst the households who will understand !

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Wow! apology whole heartedly accepted, though Im not a resident xxxx

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