Monthly Archives: September 2015

Good Advice

We were admiring a tube station garden until we noticed a dead pigeon with a maggoty belly. ‘Quick! LBP said with cheer, ‘Don’t think about the pigeon..think about dancing on rainbows!’ Advertisements

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A sad walk home

As we walked home from school a homeless man was rooting through the clothing bank and pulled out a teddy bear which he held out for LBP

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Queen of the Mountain Chicken Frogs

We were invited to a princess themed birthday party. LBP was resplendent in her pink gown,pink tights,pink shoes and pink sceptre…but when it came to securing her ermine cape we only had the ‘Save the Mountain Chicken Frog’ badge. 

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Layering

The neighbor’s daughter dropped off a blue spandex leotard. It was too exciting for LBP and she put it on over her sweater and trousers. ‘Oh look! I’ve still got my baby fat!’

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A new fish

At the pool   ‘Look at me! I’m a mudskipper!’

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Gross-ery

It was night and I noticed a new grocery store had opened. ‘But it’s not gross! Why do you think its gross? It looks nice and clean to me!’

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Pause for thought

Feeling fed up one morning with life as a single mother, I was grouchy with her brothers and impatient to get them ready for school. LBP looked up and asked, ‘Are you growing an angry plant or a happy plant … Continue reading

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