A Snapshot: Fannies and Fairytales.

They’re sitting at the kitchen table, eating berry yoghurt with teaspoons. Mabel has asked me for two baby sisters for her birthday.

‘I’ll name them Elsa and Ana’, she tells me.

‘I want to have a baby when I grow up’ remarks her brother.

‘You can’t lay a baby!’ she tells him with authority. ‘You don’t have a fanny to lay it with!’

‘Okay then’; he pauses for thought. ‘You can have a baby when you grow up and give it to me!’.

‘Like Rumpelstiltskin!’ she roars.

They think they’re very funny.

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One thought on “A Snapshot: Fannies and Fairytales.

  1. lol that is so cute…Maybel has just asked me the same thing..’Gibba? I want twins for my birthday’ I said…’I think Mummy might be a wee bit busy for twins how about another cat?’…she still wants twins 😦 … I tried

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