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.


‘A Bird Guessing If It Will Rain’


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.


‘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…


‘A funny bird going “Tweet Tweet Tweet”‘


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