On Saturday we went to a friend’s birthday party. He wanted a party on the theme of “feeding frenzy”, which sounds like a terrible idea at first glance. It turned out, though, that he was just looking for an excuse to go to the zoo.
We went to a number of the animal feeding time talks – gorillas, penguins, giant tortoises, and so on. And we fed the lorikeets, which is always fun.
Later, we went out for curry, to feed ourselves.
You’ll be wondering by now what this has to do with the title of the post.
There were quite a few of us there, and a number of our friends had brought their children. About ten minutes after they arrived, one of the girls came up to me and said:
“I like your hat.”
Observant Girl had noticed, of course, that it was a Centenary Sparkle bucket hat. This apparently meant that I was now her best friend, and we spent a large amount of time talking about what her Brownies did, what mine did, how her Brownies were much better than the Beavers that she used to go to…