A Little ditty

FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 20,898

I can't match last year's offering, so this'll have to do  image

With apologies to Sammy Cahn   image

To the tune of  # Let it Snow!

# Oh the weather outside is frightful

But the Forum is so delightful

So if you want things to grow

Have a go! Have a go! Have a go!

If your artichokes look like onions

And your plums have got bumps like bunions

When you can't find the RHS book

Take a look! Take a look! Take a look!

When we finally say goodnight

And we look back at what we've grown

Well  it gives us all such delight

Even though we might curse and moan

Well the sprouts are already simm'ring

And the tree is all decked with trimming  (sorry image )

But if you've nowhere to go

Turn on the Forum - you'll Ho Ho Ho!

'Cos if your roses are drowned in greenfly

And your hellebores look far too dry

If you can't find the cure

Check the Forum - be reassured

Now we can finally say goodnight

And look back at the year we've had

We've had lots of fun and delight

So life really can't be too bad

Oh the weather outside is frightful

And the Forum is so delightful

But though we want plants to grow

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all image


to walk through a forest is to touch the past



  • Snow MaidenSnow Maiden South Coast UKPosts: 863

    Fairy, that was absolutely brilliant you are very talented !

    Have a really fab Christmas and a healthy, happy New Year, x

  • Joyce21Joyce21 Posts: 12,638

    Excellent Fairyimage

    Hope the snow is on the hill tops for your scenic views.

    SW Scotland
  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICTPosts: 11,963



    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 16,801


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 46,931


    Thank you Fairy !!!  Brilliant !!!

    If you stop taking chances, you'll stay where you sit. You won't live any longer, but it'll feel like it.” 
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 20,898

    Cheers people  image

    Not sure what happened to the spaces between each verse - they were there when I pressed submit image

    I actually started off with :

    # Well the weather outside is s****y

    but I've thought of a little ditty...

    Didn't want to lower the tone though image

    As the greatest comedian of all  (Dave Allen) used to say :Goodnight - and may your God go with you image

    Last edited: 24 December 2016 23:01:17

    to walk through a forest is to touch the past

  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 5,799

    You've got it alright.

    Ah, but I was so much older then
    I'm younger than that now
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 12,039

    Merry Christmas to you all. imageimage

    It's not a mess, it's a nature reserve.
  • LesleyKLesleyK Posts: 4,030

    Pure dead brill Fairyimage.  Have a lovely Christmas with Fairyletsimage.

    Merry Christmas everyone wherever you are and whatever you're doingimage.

    ps  The sprouts aren't on yetimageimage

  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,500

    Excellent fairy, thank you image

    Merry Christmas to you all and look forward to catching up again in the new year

    lots of love xxx

    hurry up with the sprouts Lesley! image

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