We were looking after our three five-year old grandchildren, and had just returned from a long walk along the beach.
I took off my shoe and saw that my big toe had pushed a huge hole in my tights
“Ooh, ooh!”….. I giggled…..
The three youngsters studied my foot for a moment before each volunteered a solution to the problem, each from his or her individual viewpoint.
Number One, ever the practical one, said:
“Perhaps you’ll be able to mend it?”
Number Two, the Forward Planning Expert said:
” I expect you have another pair tucked away in your bedroom drawer, don’t you Grandma?”
Number Three, the Retail Therapy Expert said:
“You can go and buy some more!”