Thursday, 5 November 2009

Who the Fawkes that?!

Remember, remember, the fifth of November.

I'd like to tell you why, but i can't be bothered, so click this link and read for yourselves.

Eilidh was excited about having a Bonfire night 'celebration'. She loves thinking that everything is a celebration. We've just finished with our Halloween celebrations, now our Guy Fawkes celebrations, and soon we'll have Christmas celebrations. She is a girl who loves any excuse for a party. *dreading her teenage years...*

So, as we were about to brave the cold and wave a couple of meagre, but obligatory sparklers in the air, she asked me about Guy Fawkes.

E: "Mummy - who is Guy Fawkes?"

Me: "He was a man who wanted to blow up the Houses of Parliament."

E: "Where's that?"

Me: "In London. It's where they decide all the rules and laws for our country." (Give me a break - we were trying to get out the door, in time to 'celebrate'.. this wasn't the time for a lesson in politics. Ok - so I was giving her a brush off statement.)
E: "Did he have a strong breath?"
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OK - so maybe more lessons in politics, history and the english language are needed. And less stories about the Three Little Pigs.






Don't ask.... Hannah likes to celebrate Guy Fawkes night, by holding a Sally head....