One has to laugh before being happy, because otherwise one risks to die before having laughed.
"Je crains [...] que l'âme ne se vide à ces passe-temps vains, et que le fin du fin ne soit la fin des fins." (Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac, Acte III, Scène VII)
@Neely (and Mrs Neely)
Wot...no Cranford? A lovely film, esp Eileen Atkins.
On the hubby bit, I have been told that I have my faults also, I don't quite believe it myself though.
I wasn't impressed with the first part of The Buccanners though, hope the second is better...
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.