The Retired Bloke

Saturday Night (Not at the movies)

Saturday night watching TV

A little bit of X Factor and Strictly

Wine in one hand remote in the other

The bottle placed handy for another


It feels a lot like a guilty pleasure

Very chilled out simply no pressure

Nothing here to tax the mind

No big step forward for human kind


It’s simply nice to relax and unwind

Watch Simon Cowell try to find

The next superstar the next big thing

Asking what song they would like to sing


Then there’s Bouncy Bruno waving his arms

Spreading compliments about dancers charms

Feedback sometimes gets pros a little furious

Not when Revel Horwood says they are gorgeous


At the end of the night a little worse for wear

I struggle eventually to get out of the chair

And slowly stagger up the stairs to bed

Thinking of what I could have done instead!


  • orchidee

    Oohh I know. I'm not out raving either. I'm in bed about 10pm, having had me Horlicks or Ovaltine! heehee.

  • Goldfinch60

    Never watched X Factor but used to watch Strictly avidly but stopped watching three years ago.
    Good write and totally understandable for a relaxing evening - mine is a Rioja please.

  • Jooles

    Don't really watch TV but I imagine this is how most people spend their Saturday nights and why not? There are another 6 days in the week to be affective with your time ๐Ÿ˜‰

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