(Flickr- photo by Eva Rinaldi photography, 2012)
it doesn’t seem such an anomaly
that someone who portrayed loyal servant, John Brown,
should receive a ‘gong’ from a much later crown.
(John Noakes with Shep. No known free use, but
unknown author/ copyright owner; low resolution image
and portrayed deceased as 28/5/17)
you were one of those blokes
who could work with children AND animals; whose renown
was immortalised by your catchphrase: ‘Shep, get down!‘
(photo by V P Jayant 3/2/2009 flickr.com/photos/
Apple Store book signing)
remember that one day, we are all going to die.
Don’t get carried away by lofty quiz-master behaviour.
On Judgement Day, you won’t be interrogating your Lord and Saviour.