The Cake: A Big Al Story

Kate Shrewsday

Friday is repost day: here’s one of my favourites about my three year old nephew, Big Al, in the days when he still went to little school.

I knocked on the door of Big Al’s nursery. It swung open onto another world: a word of happy, slightly over-excited people under the age of four. Most of them were going swimming, but one wasn’t. One never does: because Big Al comes home with me.

He bounced out with a wonderful, jovial air. This, his body language announced, is going to be great fun. I just know it.

“Has he been good?,” I asked.

“Oh, yes,” a nursery assistant smiled with fresh-faced good humour.”He’s listened really carefully.”

Listening is Al’s big thing right now. He lives on Planet Al, which is full and brimming over with fascinating experience of many kinds: bonding with cats; superintending a large and spacious sand pit; practicing…

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