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Small Talk #12

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Granny's got a preparation table in the middle of her kitchen. She stands at it making stuff.

She likes it when I'm there to help her out. My helping out is always at floor level. I crawl around her table, checking her shoes, the vegetables underneath the table, the cooker, the cupboards; just checking they're OK. Then it's skittles with the plastic lemonade bottles. They look better rolling around the floor. They seem safer and can't fall on a little fellow like me (once I've knocked them over).

I'm so helpful. I wonder how she manages when I'm not there?

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    Christopher over 4 years ago

    These are wonderful, Neville. It just shows your diversity, that you could go so quickly from the Skin Deep series to this. I wonder if this could be a prequel? Maybe this was Rufus as a baby? Baby food for thought!

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    Neville Hunt over 4 years ago

    Could be... I wouldn't dare suggest that to my daughter though, who's little-un it's based upon! Thanks for reading and your kind comment. I am thinking of doing a series at the other end of the age spectrum - of which we also have some ongoing experience. Might be sadder though! :-(

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    Christopher over 4 years ago

    Yeah, I saw that in one of your other comments. I think you would be able to handle that kind of subject matter in a respectful and thought-provoking yet entertaining way.

    (And no offense about the Rufus comment. I know he's based on your grandchild.)

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    Neville Hunt over 4 years ago

    Thanks Christopher. No offence taken at all!

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