Life in North Wales with an eccentric Welshman, a dog in the twilight of his years and one in the 'know-it-all' of youth.
"Well, there is only one piece of advice I can give you," said the wisest of wise men. "The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world and never to forget the drops of oil on the spoon."
('The Alchemist' Paulo Coelho)
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Lying in bed this morning, listening to Radio 4, I heard the presenter talking about farmers who had had problems making a living with cows and, instead 'getting into eggs.'
"That must be a bit of a squash," I remarked to Keith. Yes, even at 6.30am, the old mind is razor sharp.
"Yes," agreed Keith and then in a Welsh farmer's accent,