Watching brief

Acting on a tip off from a reliable? source the news was that Humpback whales had been spotted off the coast at Kinghorn. Of course I immediately ignored that news and went for rolls and the Sunday papers instead. I stare at this stretch of the river often enough without devoting a whole day to it. Others were more enthusiastic, not to mention optimistic, as they were still there at sunset searching more in hope than expectation for a glimpse of a humped back in the distance or perhaps a plume of spray.

I found exactly what I was expecting to see. Eternal optimists...

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