Make the most of it while it lasts

Make the most of it while it lasts

I wrote this song in December 2012. The beginnings of the tune came to me in the morning when I was brushing my teeth, and the first few lines came to me while I was washing the dishes after lunch. I looked out of the window and saw that it was raining heavily, and decided to write something about the rain. This is what I came up with.

Make the most of it while it lasts

When the rain falls from the sky
Don't you fret, don't you cry
Just put on your boots and go outside.
Jump in puddles and go wild.
and release your inner child.
and then you won't feel so blue any more.

When the temperature is falling
and the weather is appalling,
it's good to stay indoors sometimes.
To read a book, or watch a film,
to sing a song, or play some tunes
or just to sit by the fire and doze.

So when the winter time has come
and you're feeling rather glum
don't forget to smile and sing and dance.
Paint some pictures, bake some cakes
talk to friends, skate on lakes,
and make the most of it while it lasts.

Here's a recording:

Simon Ager Make The Most Of It While It Lasts

Songs I've written

The Elephant Song | When you get to jiggit | Chaos | Winter | Everyday adventures | Hints of Blossom | A Panda in a Poncho | Plinkin Plookplooks | Spollagyn son tey | How Many Roads? | A Gnu in My Shoe | A Hen in My Hat | The Ballad of the Wug and the Cra | La Plume de ma Tante | Ukuleles On The Shore | Echoes on the Tongue | Dardledumdue | It's Okay To Be Odd | Monday Morning | Tall Tales | Sail Across The Sky | Two Left Feet | Thunder River | Ning | Lazybones | Goats | The Toaster Song | Hello Hi Hey | Thingamajig | Jolly Yuletide | The Pliffploff | Bubbles | Distraction | Little Lions | The Little Green Owl | Pannas Owen | Seize The Day | Music in the Air | Pocket Hedgehogs | Dust | Lillilu | Lost in a Good Book | Quiet Please | Ffaldiral | Melting 😅 | That's When We'll Do That Thing | As Easy As | What Did I Come In Here For? | Upside Down | Thoir An Aire! | Ho Ha Hey | Patience | Time | Farewell | Stuff and Nonsense | Ruith Air Falbh / Run Away! | The Other Side | Colourless Green Ideas | Noodling | Off To Sea

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