Two recent conversations with Daniel
No. 1 – Blue sky thinking
Daniel (Sitting in the back of the car): What’s that blue animal mean, mummy?
Me: I don’t know. What blue animal? Where is it?
Me: Can you see it?
Daniel: I can’t. What does it mean, mummy?
Me: I don’t know which blue animal it is.
Daniel: The blue animal far, far away in the new zoo (pause for thought. Silence from me as I digest this.) The blue animal far, far away in the new zoo in a different world. The world full of new zoos for blue animals. (I am still silent). I am going to sing a song about the blue animal at granny and grampa’s house… blue animal, blue animal…