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Sylvanian Families

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    Childish things

    March 14, 2012

    Child Two has the most Lady Bracknellesque expression of outrage on her gorgeous little teenage face. ‘I can’t believe you can get a Sylvanian chimp family now. In my day, the brown rabbit family was exotic!’ she sniffs. I love the fact that she’s peeved that the Sylvanians have moved on, even while she’s been moving on herself. But I don’t much like it that her Sylvanian days are now so firmly in the past. She – and I –…

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    Branching out ….

    Off I went yesterday to John Lewis at Bluewater. It was like being called home to the mothership, as various lovely members of staff encouraged me to run my fingers through piles of cashmere…

    November 30, 2011