The place to be

An Ode to Sidmouth

If you are old and grey like me,

And walking with some difficulty,

Then Sidmouth is the place to be

There are lots of shops for OAPs

And tea and coffee by the sea;

And loos for those who need to pee! (not very clean though)

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If you need a walking stick

There’s a huge selection from which to pick

So take your time – don’t be too quick!

Walking frames with wheels and seat

Wheelchairs too with rests for feet

And electric buggies – what a treat! (don’t plug them into the mains!)

If a Nissan Micra is your dream

The local dealer has a scheme

He’ll sell you one with a full face beam

So, as beside the sea we rest,

Here’s to Sidmouth which God has blest

The Seniors’ capital of the West!

R Champson

Highbridge

Somerset