by Dave Powell
The fog had
decided to retreat and it was now possible to
view a flag, strategically positioned within the
perimeter of the eighteenth green.
it continues like this, Basil said,
inspecting the elegant tooling that engraved his
handsome brown brogues, we may be able to
get a game in after all.
so, acknowledged Graham, peering through
the large sash window that reluctantly permitted
a rather weak October light into the members
bar. Im looking forward to relieving
you of yet another fiver.
his right buttock into the leather Chesterfield, fetchingly
swinging a richly corduroyed left leg over his
right knee. He was about to challenge Grahams
assertion regarding the fiver, when his attention
was drawn by the athletic figure of Mrs McPherson-Strut,
the ladies Captain.
the female form is probably the greatest blessing
the lord has bestowed on this world, he
confided, thoughtfully stroking his chin. Wouldnt
you agree, Graham?
definitely, Graham nodded. Always a
joy to behold.
But it was the
sight of Mrs McPherson-Strut demonstrating a nine
iron grip that was the current source of Basil's
excitement, and the consequent wiggle of her
backside that acompanied the performance.
moved to confide further. Such
splendour, such beauty. Behests a man to be of
noble bearing in all manner of conduct.
To be a
gentleman. Graham nodded.
discretion. Requisite decorum in liaison, should
any invitation be accepted.
often searched for the appropriate phrase with
which to present my desire in courtship,"
Basil revealed further, "something to
dignify the intent. Would one permit one to mount
one? for example.
tastefull remark, Basil, Graham noted.
Do you have more?
one engage in the plucking of a rose? is sweet,
Basil offered. Or, would madam prefer the
Cumberland? Is quite charming, but never fully in
a paragon of good manners, Graham insisted,
thank you Graham.
charmed with the conversation, rose from his seat
and was about to comment further, when Basil
leaving? he asked with some concern.
temporary excursion old chap, Graham
obliged. Im just off for a shit.