Dragons and police officers!

I looked down at the street and saw…

Damian Clarke
Mar 17 · 1 min read

Thud Thud Thud…

Thud Thud Thud…

An enormous, fire-breathing dragon glows against the night sky.
An enormous, fire-breathing dragon glows against the night sky.
I’m this big and I breathe fire! (Photo by Thomas Despeyroux on Unsplash)

The pounding of drums drew us out from behind our desks and over to the windows. A huge dragon was making its way out of the side street, heading around the block to Gerard Street, I imagine.

The dragon was escorted by drummers, civilian revelers (Chinese), tourists and spectators on their lunch breaks (largely non-Chinese). And flanked by policemen in Hi-Viz vests.

Policemen!

Because a dragon would need a police escort wouldn’t it — being five metres long with a mouth the size of a TV and the ability to breathe fire.

Copyright © Damian Clarke, 2021, First posted to the Our Albion blog, February 7th, 2008

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Damian Clarke

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I’m a writer and publisher working in Sydney, Australia and London, UK. I specialise in finance, technology, insurance, property, medicine and sustainability.

Our Albion

he story of a guy with a hammer, some nails and an old house to use them on.

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