Solitary Tourist

Alone again ~ naturally.

At half-past-eight this morning I’m heading off on an all Island Grand Tour ~ although how much of 326 sq mile Lanzerote one can see in one day I’m not certain.

What’s just as interesting is why I’ve chosen to do this while nobody else in my little collection of vacationers wanted to take this tour.  It seems that I still have this odd desire to be on my own, doing my own thing, without ever wanting to ‘fit in’ with a group.  As it goes, I really don’t like being in a group.

I never ‘join’ groups, clubs, associations, or societies.  In fact, a lot of the time I live outside of day-to-day, ordinary ‘society’.  Most people both bore and irritate me ~ those people who blog here on WordPress are notable exceptions.  Perhaps that withdrawal from society is my loss, but I think I’m too late to change myself now.

It’s true that my lifestyle makes it harder to meet women…..

Oddly enough, the women in my little group of fellow holidaymakers seem to recognise that, and have suggested that I join a dating site ~ Match.com.  They were only half-joking.

Maybe I’ll think about that while I’m sitting on the coach during this Island Tour.  In-between taking lots of pictures.

~

Jack Collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.com

Lanzerote is pretty

15 responses

  1. Wow, what a big nose you have there….. oops wrong post

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  2. I am with you too. Big groups of people or on my own, I would choose to be on my own every time!

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    1. Too true, and I’ve gone right off the idea of joining a dating agency. 💝

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      1. I have tried the online dating. Too many weirdos and it’s hard to find a good, honest person. I am just staying alone and being me. It’s easier. 🤣

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        1. Being honest and true is something I just do naturally. ❤

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          1. That’s a good quality to have

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  3. I had a whole paragraph typed out and lost it! I was agreeing with your thoughts. Most of my friends are ones I’ve never seen before in reality. My best friends are ones who I may have seen in pictures or perhaps emails or a phone call. Looking forward to your photos!!!

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    1. God! I took hundreds of pictures on my round the island tour yesterday. 💖

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        1. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ❤ ❤ ❤

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  4. I want to thank you for following my blog and for liking my first blog post, it’s very nice of you and so encouraging to me. I feel grateful for discovering your blog, it makes me feel less lonely and gives me strength to be open and honest in my writings. Thank you with all my heart!

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    1. You are most welcome. I look forward to more posts from you. ❤

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  5. what about my one Candii Krush Dating Site?

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    1. I would only want to date you ❤

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      1. JC7, Mr Cassanova, lovely openess you show.. don’t ever ever stop saying how you feel it is appreciated and very flattered.. ps.. you seem to not listen to my good advise about my personality… I am a aquired personality that goes up, down and sideways.. even satan said return her to the sender lol

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