12 August, 2016
Quotable Friday (48)
I was recently given a copy of 'How it works' The Mum by my own mother. I thought I'd share with you two of my favourite pages...
"The mum gets lots of help from her little ones. Daisy is helping to move the laundry basket away from her mum. She has done this fourteen times in the last five minutes."
"Alice is a successful biochemist. She publishes at least one highly regarded academic paper a year and has won the Colworth Medal. At the school gate, nobody knows this. Alice does not even have a name. Everyone calls her Olivia's Mum. Olivia has not done anything yet."
And here is a picture of my oldest boy helping me with the laundry last summer.
PS: if you loved them as a kid, you might be interested to know that this November there will be a series of spoof Famous Five books published. Look out for Five Give Up the Booze, Five Go On a Strategy Away Day, Five Go Parenting, and - my personal favourite - Five Go Gluten Free.
Labels: famous five, gift books, ladybird books, nostalgia, quoatable friday, quotations, spoof
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