From the recording Doggerel ditties


Homage to my late uncle Colin Merton

There’s a yellow hazy glow as the sun sinks low beside me here
And I’m hoping that you know - we miss you badly
Did you really have to go? We never got to say good bye
No lingering farewell, just a bolt from a clear blue sky

Agreeably eccentric
In the nicest way
Childhood curiosity
Never left you for a day

It wasn’t till you left that we realised what you did for us
A glue that bound us all, we never knew was you
And you gave it all with grace, never asking for applause
I hope you found reward, and that now it finds you too