Intrepid Optimist

Intrepid Optimist is the place where I can share my stories; fact, fiction and thoughts from the past and present. It’s Written by myself for people who believe adventure knows no age

Tag Archives: Humour

Go Green

Written for Friday Fast Fiction. 100-word photo prompt. Photo by Marie Gail Stratford.   “The one thing I shall be remembered for is the man who demolished Bloomingdales.” Said the … Continue reading

November 8, 2017 · 29 Comments

A Gourmet’s Lament

It is sad to admit I no longer can I dine heavily at unusual hours, filling my stomach with the adolescent pleasure of hot curries and starchy pies – no … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · 4 Comments

Such a Boring Chore

It is doubtful the owner of my local bakery will be reading this, so I can safely say his baguettes are probably the worst I have ever attempted to swallow. … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · 5 Comments

Well Worth the Price

Written for Friday Fast Fiction. 100 word photo prompt. Photo by Sarah Anne Hall. – “If you take that scarf off your head and listen, I’ll explain what exactly happened. … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · 22 Comments

Just a Load of Tripe

In case of confusion, I am not referring to tripe as in trash, rubbish or the nonsense some of our politicians are tend to spout. I mean tripe as in … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · 6 Comments

Where has all the Gravy Gone?

Dined out last night in what can be called a first class restaurant. Not for the first time I commented on the lack of sauce being served. The gravy itself … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · 5 Comments

Have I missed something?

Have you ever had one of those one sided conversations when you don’t really understand what the other person is talking about? The other evening I was standing at the … Continue reading

September 12, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Wildcatter Club

Almost half a century ago, forty-seven years to be exact, I became the owner of a bar in Ecuador. Life in South America was a thrilling place to be and … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · 5 Comments

Wet Mondays – I love’m.

Even before getting out of bed this morning I felt more jaunty than my usual  self. I could not understand why I was feeling so bright and breezy and so … Continue reading

September 4, 2017 · 8 Comments
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