I recalled an incidence in Singapore. I was 16. I threw a small piece of paper, the used bus tickets, into the drain, running water swept it off. 30 seconds later, I was approached by a man with a broom and asked me to sweep the drain. I asked why? …he explained well, and I did it in the public. Lesson 1.
As I stayed at home with my old father, every Fridays, I had to wake up early and started my weekly housekeeping chores, almost an acre of grass cuttings, pruning the trees, small or big, by late evening, segregating the bio and non-biodegradables. That was in the 1960’s. My late father was an ex-British Army veteran. Lesson 2.
I got into school..Later, this evening, The youngsters, walked off, spontaneously my feet up, runs, I rushed at one of them, she looked at me. She smiled…I lost my word…read on