Preparing for Christmas was a mammoth task this year. I won’t go into details, but it not only involved a lot of work, there was a lot of pain and heartache too. However, it was all accomplished on time, and we all enjoyed it. Christmas Day itself was spent with members of the family, including a celebrity
Yes, along with her new pink shoes Minnie Mouse paid us a visit. She was very good and ate all her brussel sprouts – even asking for more as they are ‘my favourite’!
Apart from brussel sprouts Minnie adores books, so we spent time having cuddles and reading, At the age of two you are allowed to indulge in books that also have pictures, but I was reminded of one that I read as a child, that is really more appreciated when read as an adult.
This is a newish edition. My original copy was given away long ago to our daughter, but it so well captures the innocence of a time long past that I couldn’t bear to be without a copy! Have you read it? It was written in 1890 but not published until 1919.
I really don’t want to spoil the story, but here is just a brief extract
A book of delight – written by a 9 year old
I remember seeing a dramatised version at some point, but it lost much in its adaptation. If you would like to read it there is a free download here, but there is nothing quite like a hard copy of the actual book. If you want to find out more about Daisy, just do a quick ‘Google‘.