I often think it’s comical;
How Nature always does contrive!
That every boy and every gal
That’s born into the world alive
Is either a little Liberal
Or else a little Conservative!
Fal, lal, la!

(from Gilbert and Sullivan’s...

We’re here in Stockholm, where I think the popular idea of dandelion children – those with ‘resilient’ genes who will do well in most conditions – actually originated.
The idea of dandelions and orchids originates from Tom Boyce, he used the metaphor....