Category Archives: 2017

Don’t drown the man who taught you to swim. English Proverb

“She had a strange feeling in the pit of her stomach, like when you’re swimming and you want to put your feet down on something solid, but the water’s deeper than you think and there’s nothing there”

Julia Gregson, East of the Sun

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I’m sorry I didn’t know it was an elephant; I thought it was part of the furniture! | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

The elephant is a funny bird, it swings from bough to bough, it lays its eggs in a rhubarb tree and whistles like a cowSue

Source: I’m sorry I didn’t know it was an elephant; I thought it was part of the furniture! | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY