Thom's visit to Treasure Island

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Thom's visit to Treasure Island

Post by DouglasW » 25 Jun 2017, 15:24

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Thom found an old treasure map hidden at the bottom of his wardrobe. His Grandpa noticed that pirates were not very good at spelling.
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We set off for Treasure Island and Thom used the map to find the way.
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All good treasure hunters come equipped with a spade!
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Thom used the map to find the rock with the crack in it. Then he found a flat stone with an “X” marks the spot on it. :)
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It looked a great spot to start digging.
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"I've found an old box!”
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It’s got TREASURE in it! :) :) :)
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Look it’s Marshall from Paw Patrol and a Milky Bar! :)

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Re: Thom's visit to Treasure Island

Post by rogerblack » 25 Jun 2017, 18:03

:wavey

Just turned off the TV, feeling totally depressed after all the doom and gloom on the news.

Came to my favourite forum and saw this beautifully heartwarming thread.

Many thanks for putting a smile back on this grumpy old face, Douglas. :D

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Re: Thom's visit to Treasure Island

Post by DouglasW » 25 Jun 2017, 18:27

Thank you Roger, I am afraid I am full sibling to an ostrich, I have stopped watching the news. :)

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Re: Thom's visit to Treasure Island

Post by Paul » 25 Jun 2017, 21:08

Lovely story that Douglas and thanks for sharing :TY
He certainly was a happy chappie finding the treasure :yay you certainly can't put a price on happy face like that 8-)
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Post by DouglasW » 25 Jun 2017, 21:21

Thank you Paul.

This is actually Thom's (age 4y) second boating season.


He started last year aged 3y, the same age as I started. This is now my 60th boating season :)

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Post by gwozhog » 02 Aug 2017, 14:28

:clappy cool memory for the boy.
I dated a girl once in school and her Father told me I would never amount to anything. He was right!

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Re: Thom's visit to Treasure Island

Post by 9-R » 04 Aug 2017, 12:18

That was an awesome idea!
Wrote a note said, 'back in a minute'. Bought a boat and I sailed off in it.

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Re: Thom's visit to Treasure Island

Post by DouglasW » 07 Aug 2017, 19:59

Thank you gwozhog and 9-R. I love the technical aspects of boating, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking etc. as much as anyone but at the end of the day, it doesn't really matter how you get yourself on the water. What is important is having fun and Thom sure got a load of fun that day.

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Re: Thom's visit to Treasure Island

Post by Paul » 07 Aug 2017, 21:23

Amen to your post Douglas :IANW
Regardless of the watercraft, enjoy your time on the water, have fun, be safe and respect it :thumbsup
Every minute spent on the water is an on going learning curve for me, hence why I enjoy it so much :D
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