‘Simple things,’ they say smugly, ‘amuse simple minds.’
—as simple as they come I’m amused by (and can play for hours with) a mere soap bubble on a pond*. I’m a cheap date.
BUT I AM
also a philosophical simpleton. I ponder the strange imponderables of life: why do some of us say imponderables whereas others say unponderables? (Does it matter, so long as the rum lasts and Jack Sparrow gets the girl in the end?)
SO LAST YEAR AROUND ABOUT
… I stopped as I was passing a building site (which has since become a nice home to all sorts of nice people) and shot the above; thinking the while that it’s quite extraordinary what lengths some folks will go to when all they need do is look on the web if (say) they want to know (or record) the strength of the wind …
‘* You should try it sometime—especially in a breeze.