Freddie Nellist

Gold Star - 4,688 Points [Geordie] (26-10-1928 / Jarrow on Tyne UK)

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  • ''If you don't want your children to hear what you are saying, pretend you're talking to them.''
    A knowing parent.
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  • ''The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.
    The second best time is now.''
    A gardener.
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  • ''Learn from the mistakes of others, you don't live long enough to make them all yourself.''
    It makes sense.
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  • ''If your parents did not have children,

    the odds are you won't either.''
    My parents told me.
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  • ''You can't adjust the direction of the wind but you can adjust the setting of your sails.''
    Practice
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Me And My Shadow

The only thing I can really say is mine
Sticks to me like glue never out of line
From morning till night always in tow
Do we really need it, I mean a shadow.

My shadow and I are extremely close
To be without I can't begin to suppose
When I fall down my shadow does too
Both at the same time it knows what to do.

It's always the same story wherever I go
Can't get away from my lingering shadow
I accept it now as one of those things
The echo of movement the comfort it brings.

At times with my shadow I love to dance
I invite my girl we take up a ...

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