Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Simply Messing About In Boats

From "The Wind In The Willows" the 1908 children's book by Kenneth Grahame: "Believe me, my young friend, there is NOTHING—absolute nothing—half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.....about in boats—or WITH boats, .....In or out of 'em, it doesn't matter. Nothing seems really to matter, that's the charm of it. Whether you get away, or whether you don't; whether you arrive at your destination or whether you reach somewhere else, or whether you never get anywhere at all, you're always busy, and you never do anything in particular; and when you've done it there's always something else to do, and you can do it if you like, but you'd much better not."

From SBR 4: Jun 2014 -

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