The next two archive posts on this blog about English sayings are about expressions including words connected with Christianity and birds.  It is usual to say that being hit by a bird-dropping is a blessing.  It is more of a nuisance, but perhaps calling it a blessing cheers the target up.  A mixed blessing is something, which ought to be a benefit, but has some disadvantages.  Hence the title of this post.

He does that religiously!

Watch the birdie!

Watch the birdie! (as I have doubtlessly mentioned elsewhere) is a catchphrase used by photographers.  The people being photographed are all supposed to prepare for the shutter to click.

The Blogging from A to Z in April Challenge is only weeks away.  The Theme Reveal – for bloggers, who have chosen a subject to blog about – is on 23 March 2015.  I am getting ready to take part on Sue’s Trifles.  What about you?