[Pascale and I are cuddled up under the blankets and she’s stacking stuffed animals on my head. She places the rabbit on top and sits back, pleased.]
There. Now I can open my present.
Really? What do you think it will be?
[She takes off the rabbit. The bear. The polar bear.]
Ohhhhhh! It’s a MUM. I LOVE IT. [Lots of hugs, while I try very hard not to cry.]