View of one of the outbuildings from the roof of Dover Castle
It’s not that I don’t read directions when I receive them (okay I don’t, at least not very well) but who knew a castle could have so many corridors. Well actually I did, still, I have a map and directions too, but I figured I could just follow the map. Looked simply enough. Right turn here, left turn there and so on until I should have ended up in the dining room.
It was nice to be invited for the festive holiday weekend, but between the cold drafty bedroom, poorly lit hallways, well let’s just say I’d be glad when it was time to go.
Now it appeared, instead of freezing, I’d starve to death before finding my way to the dining room.
Finally I looked at the directions again squinting in the poor light to make out the clearly printed words at the bottom of the sheet of paper.
What I found there, that I should have read in the beginning said, “When you think you’ve gotten enough exercise, use your cell phone and call this number. We’ll come and get you for dinner.”
Proving the point you should read ALL the directions first!
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15 thoughts on “Sunday Photo Fiction – Maze of corridors or it’s all about directions!”
A cool take on this one. Enjoyed the read.
Thank you, I’m sure I’d get lost, so wasn’t a stretch and I am bad about reading directions too, lol! Hope you’re enjoying the holiday festivities!
Greetings and Best wishes for the season. :
I’m glad to hear that. Thank you and the very best wishes to you as well!
Thanks, Yoshiko, hope all is well with you, my friend! 🙂
Thank you, my friend. Though it is not fully well, I see God’s hands working through others.
Yes, of course, Yoshiko, I understand! xx
Haha that made me laugh. Love it. 🙂 I remember once I had a series of questions and was told I had five minutes to read through them and answer them. There were something like 35 questions and I got to about 18 or 19 and realised I wouldn’t have time so I went back and started answering them. When I got to the last one it said “Answer only question 1 – What is your name” Them darn directions 😉
Great story Penny. Loved it.
Thanks Al, I figured that’s probably what would happen to me. I’d be so sure I could find my way, I’d not check the directions until I had too. Like you, lol! 😀
It’s a given isn’t it. It’s a castle, it’s easy to find your way around. The dining hall is the biggest room and everywhere leads to there.
Doesn’t it? lol
Got me laughing! Love it! You too!
Hi Barb! Thanks, I can really see this happening, you know (the getting lost part)! Love you too!