Wednesday 18 June 2008


“That place has closed Nanny”

“What place darling?”

“The Pet Shop”


“Can I have a pet Nanny?”

“I don’t think so, you’re not very lucky with pets are you? They all die”

“I know, but I could have a dog”

Her younger sister chimes in “No you couldn’t because you would have to have a lead”

“But I could have a cat couldn’t I Nanny? Oh no I couldn’t, Dominic is allergic to cats” (Dominic is the boy next door)

Her sister shouts “Leave my hat alone. Nanny she’s trying to throw my hat out of the window”

“No I’m not, the window won’t open far enough”. Well that’s OK then.

“Well, could I have a horse then? I could keep a horse in the house”

“How could you keep a horse in the house? Don’t be silly”

“Why not? My friend Charlotte keeps her horse in the house”

“Well Charlotte must live on a farm” Why did I say that?

“Why am I having this insane conversation with you two? I’m a grown up and I have grown up conversations”

Two little girls giggle.“I know Nanny, we are troublesome aren’t we?”


Stinking Billy said...

Kids, they can buy us at one end of the street and sell us at the other. But they certainly sound cute. ;-)

Liz Hinds said...

Were you driving at the time? Good replies are:
Hm, yes, dear.
Hm, no dear.
Hm, really.

Maggie May said...

That was a home from home kind of conversation!

Carrie Wilson Link said...

: )

Expat mum said...

If I don't give my little one full and complete answers he says "I can always tell when you're not really listening because you say 'Oh, right' ". Busted! said...

Billy, cute you say? You are obviously far removed from children. said...

I know, Liz, but as expat mum says, they would be on to that one. said...

The wise Maggie understands, as usual and Carrie can only smile, because she knows too.