The Linnet's Wings The Winter´s Tale, Ravens and Robins - Page 89

Ravens and Robins Sozzled Santa by Mike Lewis When dear Father Christmas stopped by here last year, I remember he drank all my poor Daddy’s beer! My Daddy was sleeping in one of the chairs – I found him still there when I came down the stairs, with a whole lot of empty beer cans all around. Father Christmas had managed to not make a sound! He had drunken the lot and then just slipped away. I waited to see what poor Daddy would say. But, when he woke up, he was quiet as a mouse, and Mummy was crossest of all in the house. Which I can’t understand (grown-ups really are queer) ‘cos Mummy, I know, doesn’t even like beer! 89