It is that time of year and yes I never touch the car clock and still have to find the instructions for the cooker. And of course our bodies react to old time not the forced imposition of a specific new time. The wind is blowing gustily outside, shrubs and trees rock and the sound is loud. Now comes the decision should I have coffee an hour earlier or wait?
There is a funny photo on F/B. It shows a small canal boat stuck across the canal in imitation of the larger 'Ever Given' cargo ship. The wording goes....
BREAKING NEWS : Yorkshire holds it breath as main shipping route to pork pie Shops is blocked !!
Fred Slathwaite , Captain of the vessel, said “ One minute we were fine , then a gust of wind caught us !!”
“Yorkshire is expected to loose as much as £3.45 a day until the carnage can be cleared , which could potentially take weeks to clear “ a spokesman said .
Yes I know my sense of humour is pathetic, but I do so love the droll humour of the British people. If you were to ask me what I have found different through the years I have lived it is in interpretation of the funny side of life. We who were raised on 'That was the week that was', Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, The Goons, and Monty Python see the stratospheres of our society through different eyes to our young folk. It boils down to a simple equation 'we can't take life seriously' or at least the lives of the people round us. And here I must add, also the politicians, through the needle picking eye of the media nothing is sacred nowadays.
Six minutes of nonsense pub talk.....
What it boils down to of course is that we have lost our respect for authoritarian figures, the realisation that they are as stupid and fallible as we are is hard to swallow.