Golden Mile

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“But it isn’t,” eleven-year-old David said, shoving the brochure back into the display case at the Sea Life Centre.

“Isn’t what?” his grandmother asked.

“A Golden Mile,” David said matter-of-factly.

“But Great Yarmouth is the Golden Mile,” she said.

“First of all,” David began, “Google says the beach here is over a mile long.  Secondly, it is hardly golden.  It’s just sand.”

“So at least a mile is gold coloured,” Grandmum suggested.

“Then they should say come to Great Yarmouth with its approximately one mile of yellowish sand,” he said defiantly.

Seeing she wasn’t going to win this, she said, “Why don’t we get an ice cream and go over to the beach at Gorleston?

 

Padre

115 Words

What Pegman Saw: Great Yarmouth, UK

9 thoughts on “Golden Mile

  1. Well, a Golden Mile always sounds better than ‘A sort of grubby brown mile strewn with chip trays’ which is often more accurate of British seaside resorts! Love the conversation and the logic of a child

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