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An Ostrich hiding from the rain. It has no Umbrella.

This is from my Girl.

Daughter: I will put my hands in my pocket today Daddy so if it rains my head will get wet but not my hands.

Me: Okay, fair enough. You don’t mind your head getting wet?

Daughter: No.

Me: Can you fit your head in your pocket as well? Like an Ostrich hiding from the rain under its wing?

Daughter: An Ostrich MUST hide its head under its wing Daddy; it has no umbrella.

Me: True.

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‘A Bird Guessing If It Will Rain’

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Me: Oh look! A bird. I wonder what he’s thinking about.

Son: Will it rain today Daddy? I think that is what that bird is thinking about.

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‘A Dancing Bird’

A Dancing Bird

I commentate on things we see animals doing throughout the day, sometimes taking a few liberties with what I think they’re up to. He remembers EXACTLY what I said and often reminds me of it later, by which time I have forgotten EVERYTHING we did that day so I don’t have a clue as to what he’s talking about. That famous father & son bond…

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‘A funny bird going “Tweet Tweet Tweet”‘

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He did the whole impression of his bird going “Tweet Tweet Tweet” with his hands behind his back hence this peculiar little chap.