the days grow cold

October 2, 2012 at 2:27 pm 4 comments

“Come said the wind to the leaves one day,
Come o’re the meadows and we will play.
Put on your dresses scarlet and gold,
For summer is gone and the days grow cold.”

–  A Children’s Song of the 1880’s

Entry filed under: away from the plot.

allotment folk … Bernadette international babywearing week, 8-14th Oct 2012

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Rufus  |  October 6, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    “but rest ye not in the cold in that posture,
    come let us go off to Gloucester,
    for in the wind I smell tea a-brewing,
    at the home of Nic, George and Euan.”

    Reply
  • 2. Nip it in the bud  |  October 8, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    always welcome Rufus
    to come for brew
    if you’re very lucky
    there’ll be a biscuit or two!

    Reply
  • 3. peggy  |  October 9, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    Hi Nic, I feel a bit embarrassed I cannot continue in verse! I have heard that verse probably as a child and had completly forgotten about it until I read it on your blog.

    Reply
  • 4. Nip it in the bud  |  October 9, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    very happy to have been a memory jogger for you Peggy :o)

    Reply

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