You have a lot to learn, grasshopper

Not much time to learn

Not much time to learn

I’ve never heard the phrase used without affection, which reflects its origin as the nickname for the boy in the television series ‘Kung Fu’ of the 1970’s.

This grasshopper, perched on the edge of the swimming pool, seems to have learnt not to jump in.

But it doesn’t have much time to learn anything else because it will die when winter comes.

The new grasshoppers that hatch in the spring will then have a lot to learn …