Dear Editor: I started my 2014 Pinehill Fun Walk a bit late but I intended to use that day to walk for my health and not for medals. I consoled myself with the thought that I will pass many stragglers along the way despite my late start.
The walk was quite enjoyable and filled with moments of humour. For example I met three young men in numbered Pinehill shirts who were drinking their rum and beers from an open cooler located at a bus shelter in Marisule. I asked one of them, who I know quite well, whether that was where their Walk ended and he promptly replied that his location, next to the beer and rum cooler at Marisule, was where their Walk started!
I proceeded along my merry way and passed two young women in Bois D’Orange, opposite the old Sunset Motors location. I began to pass many stragglers on the Mongiraud Hill and this trend continued until I reached Massade near the Massade Industrial Estate. To my great surprise I encountered the same two young women whom I had passed in Bois D’Orange but they were now ahead of me in Massade and another young woman was taking a picture of them and I overheard her saying that they had made it!
I was about to open my big mouth to expose them, to say that they had cheated and got a lift, since I just passed them in Bois D’Orange, but the thought came to me that they might be two La Diablesse or La Diablesses who had mysteriously appeared ahead of me in broad daylight!
Garcon, the people just appear in front of me like two La Diablesse! I was sore afraid that if I exposed them they would come back for me so from that point on I put some pep in my step to put as much distance between me and the two La Diablesse or is it La Diablesses. Luckily I did not encounter them again before the Finish Line at Pigeon Point but a friend who noticed my late start wondered how I reached the Finish Line so quickly. I did not tell her about my frightening encounter with the two La Diablesse or La Diablesses and how I got the inspiration to finish the remainder of the Walk, in record time, with that unusual burst of energy and adrenaline!
Perhaps they were not La Diablesse or Diablesses after all because when I saw them the second time they seemed to have deteriorated rather than get more beautiful!
So remember ladies if you take part in the Pinehill Fun Walk next year please do not have us on any La Diablesse vibes and for the fellas who cheat for every Pinehill Walk do not bring your Maji Blanc vibes to the Walk! They must be Maji Blanc (White Magic) and not Maji Noir (Black Magic) because they normally dress in white Pinehill shirts. I now suspect that the young men next to the beer (and rum) cooler at Marisule had already noticed or checked all the La Diablesse and Maji Blanc vibes and decided that they could not overcome these forces so it was better to “fire” a few cold ones whilst planning the strategy for next year.
Looking forward to next year’s Pinehill Fun Walk without the La Diablesses and Maji Blanc.
E D KWEE- QUACK!