The hot sun beat down, his skin felt more than warm, he was cooking and he loved every second of it, the small waves of water lapped up the side of the boat, splashing and generally relaxing Abe simpson more. He loved the smell of the ocean, its clean fresh smell, the feel of the sun bathing him, the peace and tranquillity of it all made him feel, literally feel what little problems he had just ease away. This was the life, it’s a pity he couldn’t experience it all the time, he supposed it would all feel same old same old if he did it every day, vacations were healthy, breathing fresh outlooks into you, but he would risk the same old same old given the chance. It had all started four days ago,……no actually it had started six months ago. He had been in the rest home, a crossword, he enjoyed crosswords, he was filling in the crossword, it was a competition, he never won competitions though entered many, but it was a crossword and he liked them, he completed it and recalled the prize was a trip for three with $1000 spending money for a week in sunny Gran Canaria…..hmm he had thought, Gran Canaria.