Some of what I would consider to be perfectly pleasant would be out right blunt and rude to my American colleagues.
This one in particular, as when I was checking it cam from Much Ado (I'm super paranoid I'll cite the wrong play/sonnet) there were people Googling what it meant.
So just a quick PSA to parents and guardians: If the film is not directly marketed at children and is over an hour and a half long.
There were a lot of perks, my birthday, Christmas, good food, movies and all the delights that come with the season. Now I am an adult. Paying my own heating bills.
A great writer picks wonderful similes like this. A simile doesn't need to be exotic or barely heard of to work.
Anyway I think it's a rather suitable for the first Shakespeare Sunday of the year. It's when we're putting those resolutions on ourselves, to better us in one way or another.
As we wave good bye to 2017 and wander into 2018; history is not made up by people, but their acts. What they have done, said, and created. Or destroyed.