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GUEST,Ebor Fiddler Origins: Donkey Riding/Riding on a Donkey (8) RE: Origins: Donkey Riding/Riding on a Donkey 11 Aug 18

I learned this in the Girl Guides before I was five*, but with certain of the verses above not sung by them. I still sing it some 60 years later, with added verses.

*Thereby hangs a tale. My mum was a Guider and took me along to camp with her, but decided when I started school that I was old enough to be left at home when she took the girls camping. Strangely enough, I'm still in touch with a number of them, though their hair is a different colour now and they no longer tower above me - they seem to have shrunk somehow ...

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