Sorry ladies and gents but I am sending this on an old net book via a dongle from a very remote cottage.Hope it reaches you, Berrty

Darling I am growing old,

Silver threads among the gold

Shine upon my brow today;

Life is fading fast away;

But, my darling, you will be, will be,

Always young and fair to me,

Yes, my darling, you will be,

Always young and fair to me.

When your hair is silver white,

And your cheeks no longer bright,

With the roses of the May;

I will kiss your lips and say-

Oh! my darling, mine alone, alone,

You have never older grown,

Yes, my darling, mine alone,

You have never older grown.

Love can never more grow old

Locks may lose their brown and gold,

Cheeks may fade and hollow grow,

But the hearts that love will know

Never, never, winter's frost and chill:

Summer warmth is in them still-

Never winter's frost and chill,

Summer warmth is in them still.

Love is always young and fair,-

What to us is silver hair,

Faded cheeks or steps grown slow,

To the heart that beats below?

Since I kissed you, mine alone, alone,

You have never older grown-

Since I kissed you, mine alone,

You have never older grown.

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  • Got it Bertty

    Now that's nice ;-)

    You be good now & have a nice time , not to much Ribena

    Wouldn't have been the same without your song of the day




  • You should be watching Wall-I-Am on the vice

    Or have you gone off him?

    Night why why


  • Don't want to talk about that , in a sulk

    I have sent you a blog just for you

    Don't mention the Voice , its bad news :-(

    Night Bertty


  • Lovely, Berrty - as Why say, it wouldn't be the same without your song of the day! :)

    What are you doing in the middle of nowhere? Now, that reminds me of a song..... :-D




  • Now you have me worried Rose.

    I'm in the middle of nowhere

    What song do those lyrics come from?



  • There was a song, Berrty, can't remember it very well now, 60's/70's - but part of it went "I'm in the middle of nowhere, getting nowhere with you!!!!"


    Enjoy your country retreat!




  • Yes

    Dusty Springfield


  • A very remote cottage, sounds lovely but at the same time a bit scary for me.

    Beautiful lyrics.x

  • That's lovely berrty

    Oooh a remote cottage sounds lovely I'm very jealous

    Have a good night... Hoping you go easy with the ribena or at least have the sugar free version hee hee

    Take care love eve x

  • Thank you all for your kind remarks.Plus no insults from Grog that makes a change.

    PS IF you check out BROMANS BARN on Google you can see where I am.Peaceful quiet but no Ribena shops for miles

    Going out on the first ferry to civilisation tomorrow.

    Well I have to unpack now so good night and good luck to you all

  • Well, Bertty, I've heard that too much Ribena rots your teeth! :(

    Have a peaceful night, sleep well, even without the Ribena!


  • Cheers very much.

    Must stock up tomorrow if I can find a shop

    Night Rose


  • Night Berttty, night John Boy! ;)


  • My hubby used to sing this to me. Oh to hear the voice again. Lovely song.

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