The Weird and Wonderful World of Flea


There are loads of things I love about Flea. She's a crazy perfectionist, and never does anything until she's sure she can do it perfectly. She can't sleep unless one leg is hanging out of the bed. She's obsessed with being a boy and since I bought that six pack of sports socks, she hasn't worn anything else apart from her "boy PE socks".

But most of all, I just love talking to her. At four years old, kids just have a naturally surreal outlook on the world that makes me laugh like a drain.

We unexpectedly had a weekend together this week, after The Father had to cancel, and rather than moaning about all the work I had to do, I thought I'd make a note of 10 brilliant things Flea said to me this weekend: 

  1. You were a little bit grouchy just then. Have you got anything you'd like to say to me about that?
  2. That wasn't very good sharing on the biscuits, Mummy.
  3. We've got no brioche for breakfast. I suppose I will have to have pain au raisin.
  4. Guess what my favourite word is to say. It starts with 'a'. What do you think it is?
  5. Which do you prefer: money or food?
  6. It wasn't me, it was the magic man. No, you can't see him. Because he's magic.
  7. Oh, yes, I got a merit certificate. What for? Oh, just being super, I think.
  8. My favourite sort of kisses are when you lick someone's face like a dog. Me and Max do that.
  9. You want to share my brownie? Is that actually a joke? 
  10. It's a really good idea that you put a photo of my Christmas list on your computer, Mummy. Because when Santa checks his email, he will know what I want.

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