Letter to Blind Freddie

Dear Blind Freddie

I resign.

The Performing Seal

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Thoughts while driving. Sorry it’s so cryptic but it filled me with elation at the time so I thought I’d share. :)


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  • Brian Carey
    Brian Careyabout 4 years ago

    Sammy got a new job?

  • I think he’s renounced work altogether! lol! thanks for reading, brian!

    – nadine henley

  • Mark Tull
    Mark Tullabout 4 years ago

    I’m so confused it’s untrue…

  • so sorry, mark… perhaps I should write the 500 page novel that ends with these immortal lines! lol. Maybe it has something to do with the b&w challenge…

    – nadine henley

  • Marion  Cullen
    Marion Cullenabout 4 years ago

    Makes perfect sense in the literal sense – poor Sammy’s wasting away. ;) lol!

  • so glad it makes sense to someone, marion! you’re very sweet to comment!

    – nadine henley

  • Matt Penfold
    Matt Penfoldabout 4 years ago

    I wonder who’s going to read it to him?

  • lol! good one, matt! I hadn’t thought of that…

    – nadine henley

  • Meg Hart
    Meg Hartabout 4 years ago

    Yep…I like it. :))

  • thanks so much, meg! if you know what it means, feel free to share! lol

    – nadine henley

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartabout 4 years ago

    I guess seals just aren’t cut out for it in the same way as guide dogs!

  • lol! another way of thinking about this that hadn’t occurred to me!! And strangely, at the end of my drive (to the vets), it did occur me to that I am now a Seeing Eye Person as my dog is blind and I’m the one guiding him up steps and round corners!! Thanks so much for contributing yet another interpretation, georgie!

    – nadine henley

  • uncleblack
    uncleblackabout 4 years ago

    nope, im lost…but i still like it a lot!

  • lol! maybe this is the blind leading blind freddie – or something! i love that you still like it, uncleblack!! and thanks very much for joining in!

    – nadine henley

  • and even more thanks for the watch! I bet you like cryptic crosswords too!

    – nadine henley

  • uncleblack
    uncleblackabout 4 years ago

    i like them, but i cant do them lol!!. pleasure. your photos are great.

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotabout 4 years ago

    Hmmm….sounds like Sammy might be some hard working bloke who is feeling very under-appreciated by his boss Freddie, who just doesn’t see how hard Sammy works. Sammy feels like a “performing seal” and has had enough of being taken for granted! He, he…. Actually, I haven’t got a clue, Nadine!!

  • I think you were very close, dot! and I appreciate you joining in on my cryptic piece. I’ve had to think it through to answer Jan below as she actually did some research on it, can you believe! So I think the only thing you missed was the nuance that even Blind Freddy could see the bleeding obvious that it’s time for Sammy to resign from performing all the time. I think I am Sammy and that’s why it filled me with elation :) thanks again!

    – nadine henley

  • RRoca
    RRocaabout 4 years ago

    I like Matt’s comment..lol. A bit confused but I like it amiga.

  • Thanks so much, rosa! I hadn’t realised ‘Blind Freddy’ is an Australianism. See my answer to Jan below if you can be bothered! :)

    – nadine henley

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