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Sometimes even Algy is overcome by the odds stacked against him. The wind was strong and, as it was low tide, the seaweed on the rocks was very slippery. It was all too much for Algy! Suddenly he found himself flat on his back. Although he was reminded of a song from one of his favourite old movies, he decided that for a wee while at least he would just lie there and watch the clouds rushing by overhead.

          Nothing’s impossible I have found,
          For when my chin is on the ground,
          I pick myself up,
          Dust myself off,
          Start all over again.

          Don’t lose your confidence if you slip,
          Be grateful for a pleasant trip,
          And pick yourself up,
          Dust yourself off,
          Start all over again.

          Work like a soul inspired,
          Till the battle of the day is won.
          You may be sick and tired,
          But you’ll be a man, my son!

          Will you remember the famous men,
          Who had to fall to rise again?
          So take a deep breath,
          Pick yourself up,
          Dust yourself off,
          Start all over again.

[Algy is thinking of the song Pick Yourself Up, written by Dorothy Fields and Jerome Kern for the 1936 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers film Swingtime. You can watch a clip of Fred and Ginger performing the song or their complete dance that follows.]

elysium-dreaming asked:

♠ or ☼ for Zana (FS verse or swingtime maybe?)

send me a symbol to receive the following from my muse | accepting

Send ♠ for a drunk text (FS verse)

[sent | Riza] Im preey suret his iss the bst bay breee Iever had

[sent | Riza] I casnt find Ed. Wheres Ed

[sent | Riza] Ave you seen himn? He was here a sexond ago

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Send ☼ for a congratulatory text (swingtime)

[sent | Riza] I just heard from Ed that you got promoted! Congratulations :) We’ll have to celebrate next time you’re in town

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"You know, there’s nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It’s kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen".- Ginger Rogers🙌💪💋. #gingerrogers #actress #dancer #beauty #glamour #nofilter #classichollywood #oldhollywood #vintagehollywood #vintage #retro #classic #goldenage #silverscreen #icon #legend #1930s #1940s #1950s #TopHat #SwingTime #TheGayDivorcee
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Swingtime ! (28) Vera Lynn & the Ambrose Orchestra - If I didn’t care !…

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It started as a simple dance performance at the Beijing Swingtime Ball 2014, and ended up turning into a life-changing surprise.

omg this made me cry it’s so cute!!

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Fred Astaire’s characters 1933-1939