Granddad on Parade!


ReadingI ache in places I forgot existed. I have been brought to my knees by a sixteen-month-old slave-driver. When she shouts for me, I not only have to jump, but also ask how high! She wants stories-on-demand and despite access to three of the world’s most highly trained dogs, still shouts for more! It has been the most wonderful week which like all good things, is coming to an end…

Hickory dickory dock!
Granddad is watching the clock
I’ve been on the floor
Three hours or more
Now I am feeling a crock!

I am now such a crock
You should see me put on a sock!
I’ve read nursery rhymes
So many times
That now I am in deep shock!
CCTVI bought a CCTV
So her sleeping I could see
She knocked it down
By throwing a clown
All I could see was a tree!

Tomorrow she’s going back home
Leaving her poor grandparents alone
It’ll be quiet
Where once was a riot
We’ll replace her with a gnome!

Hickory dickory dock!
Her parents plane lands at 3 o’clock
Another week’s skiing
We’d be agreeing!
We’d have her again like a shot!
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