“Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat
Please to put a penny in the old man’s hat
If you haven’t got a penny, a ha’penny will do
If you haven’t got a ha’penny, then God bless you!”
“Everyone loves spring. Everything emerges and straightens up. It’s like nature’s erection.”
Violets, mauve crocuses and small yellow butterflies that match the primroses, almond blossom and mimosa – wattle to you. It’s spring, but about a month early. We’re eating broad beans and asparagus outdoors — at lunchtime anyway — and the days are longer, the sunshine brighter and the sunrises and sunsets deeper.
I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame.
Don’t we all go weak at the knees when we see a service dog, usually a seeing-eye dog? Although it may also be one that alerts its deaf owner, pulls their wheelchair, protects them when they have a seizure, reminds them to take their medicines or provides emotional help.