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Monday, 5 September 2011

Good Luck Lady L, you will be "fine"

'How old are you?' said the lady in the uniform shop.
'Nearly five', you said.
'Oooh, so you're just starting school, which one?'
'Sow-fuh-biddy-fod- in-fronts,' you said.
'That's a mouthful', she said.

'How old are you?' said the woman in the shoe shop.
'Nearly five' you said.
'Starting school, have you been to visit?'
'Yes,' you said.
'Did you like it?'
'Fine,' you said.

'Do you go to school?' said the hairdresser.
'In four sleeps,' you said.
Is your teacher nice?
'Mmmm,' you said.

'I've got a blue dress,' you said.
'Good luck at school', said Grandad.  'You look like such a big girl in your uniform'.

'How do you feel about school?' said Mummy.
'I'm just going for a couple of hours while you do some jobs, that's all,' you said.

'What a big girl', said Daddy, as the three of us sat in the cafe at lunchtime.

'Good Luck' said all your 'aunties' as they whipped out balloons, cake, pass the parcel and a pyjama party.

'Good Luck' said all your friends, sleepy in their cake smeared pyjamas.

'Can I go to bed now?' you asked, for the first time ever.

Don't blame you, all that hype would do my head in too.

Good Luck Lady L, you will be FINE.

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6 Comments:

At 6 September 2011 at 08:56 , Blogger Emma said...

Good luck Miss L, I am sure you will have a whale of a time! (good luck to you too Mummy!)... Emma :)

 
At 6 September 2011 at 09:19 , Blogger Kate said...

So gorgeous Penny - you're such a talented writer. Let us know how she gets on!

 
At 6 September 2011 at 09:36 , Anonymous helloitsgemma said...

Hope it went well. Was just thinking of you before I spotted this post.
Enjoy L!

 
At 6 September 2011 at 09:45 , Blogger The Alexander Residence said...

Thanks! Xxx
She skipped off and was first in line, tugging at the teacher's arm asking questions. 2yo got home, instructed me to get on the floor and be his horse, so i have a new boss it seems.

 
At 6 September 2011 at 09:50 , OpenID christinemosler said...

I'm glad she skipped in! I look forward to hearing how she got on. As for you...knee pads may be in order!

 
At 7 September 2011 at 08:57 , OpenID dichotomyof said...

Love this post - all that anticipation... Sounds like she's going to flourish there - hope it keeps going brilliantly for her. Laughed out loud at the new boss. Yesterday Ida gave herself some time out deeming it worth hitting her brother in the face with a spoonful of beans. I'm the lowest rung.. how did this happen?

 

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