Surveyors tape.

Prompt ~

Image courtesy of


Her pale face was the lantern. By which they read in life’s dark book~RS Thomas On the Farm


    This was the outcome of an article I read and a decision to share it with extreme brevity.  I decided to follow the Trifecta format of 33 words.

  The anthropometrist used a sewing tape. He needed a surveyors tape when his company decided to go in for super-large casual wear. Occasionally he could read it in the glow of their faces.

words ~ 33
    For those interested in further details –  ‘Obesity  has become a major global health challenge. Not only is obesity increasing, but no national success stories have been reported in the past 33 years. Urgent global action is needed.




12 thoughts on “Surveyors tape.

  1. You have a real talent with words and with conveying meaning so efficiently – I always look forward to your responses to our prompts and am never disappointed.

I love arguments

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s