I don’t know that porridge (aka oatmeal in US parlance) would necessarily be one of my top 65 reasons to be cheerful. It’s not that I don’t enjoy this healthy breakfast staple, it’s just that it’s a bit “meh,” as the kids would say.
Recently, my daughter was in hospital and this formed part of the standard institutional breakfast. Perhaps being served this is an indication of recovery, who knows? Either way, Ian and the Blockheads thought sufficiently highly of this ancient grain to include it in the list and who am I to argue, especially as it has cholesterol lowering properties too!
I love oatmeal. Eat it every day. Great for cholesterol control.
LikeLiked by 1 person
I quite like oatmeal (porridge) for the same reason, Brian, and also because it does seem to work as a breakfast and keep me going until lunchtime, but I wouldn’t necessarily out it on a list of reasons to be cheerful…