It is winter in the tropics and I am feeling blue … but all I can see is green upon green.
Needless to say this wet monsoon season is relentless.
On the upside – it is warm, the gardens are more than lush … and that I am thankful for. Not the mud, nor the mould, nor the lack of sunshine and inability to be out and about more.
What bliss …
I just stumbled across a very old slideshow I created years ago and you will find it on YouTube.
Kerrie Biddell singing “It’s Not Easy Being Green”
This was from an album that we used to play a lot when I met my husband in the early 1970s.
Sweet memories. Ok I am now smiling.
“It’s not that easy bein’ green
Having to spend each day the color of the leaves
When I think it could be nicer being red or yellow or gold
Or something much more colorful like that
It’s not easy bein’ green
It seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things
And people tend to pass you over ’cause you’re
Not standing out like flashy sparkles in the water
Or stars in the sky
But green’s the color of Spring
And green can be cool and friendly-like
And green can be big like an ocean
Or important like a mountain
Or tall like a tree
When green is all there is to be
It could make you wonder why
But why wonder, why wonder?
I am green and it’ll do fine
And I think it’s what I want to be.
Witten by Joe Raposo