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This is how family legends get started ;-)
« on: October 12, 2019, 11:54:46 PM »
    Alma charged into my living room yesterday and called out "Mummy!  Grandad's bought his little motorbike indoors!  My daughter, still in the hallway, gave me that half-believing look she's been practising since she was a kid.  The one which says 'I doubt it, but I do know my Dad sometimes marches to a different drum'.

At which point Alma, sounding a little disappointed, burst the bubble.

"Oh! It's not, but its only just outside the backdoor."

But it has struck me that I could open the French Windows as side walls and drape a clear plastic sheet as a light permeable and waterproof awning.  I must do some measuring and costing ;-)

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In thirty years time Alma may well believe that Grandad really had his bike indoors, and if she mentions it to strangers or even other future family members, my daughter will just smile and not argue the point.  Probably gently dissemble with some vague comment like "Well, he always was law unto himself."

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Re: This is how family legends get started ;-)
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2019, 12:05:12 AM »
 ;D ;D

She loves the excitement of grandad's house doesn't she
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Re: This is how family legends get started ;-)
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2019, 01:16:14 PM »
I can picture the comic book series now.  ;D
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Re: This is how family legends get started ;-)
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2019, 02:39:39 PM »
Now there's a thought.