Words of wison from the mouth of the young

August 20th, 2008 by Alistair MacDonald Leave a reply »

Earlier today I was cycling to a meeting in the west of Newcastle. I was early so was cycling slowly when a kid cycled up along side me. I am no good at guessing age, but suspect he was no more than ten years old. “Nice bike” he said. “Thank you, not as good as yours.” I replied. It was not the most flashy bicycle I had seen, but it had a fancy suspension and was far better than mine. His response was surprisingly profound. “It does not matter how good your bike is, its a bike”. He then cycled off leaving me with a warm feeling of hope for the world.

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3 comments

  1. Ross Dargan says:

    lol, awesome story – thanks for sharing it!

  2. rey says:

    Brilliant tale.

  3. Guy says:

    I like that :) Assume he was being profound rather than cheeky? ;)

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