An unfinished micro-story
Gran says that putting sleeping pills in Santa’s milk was wrong. But I still think it was a good plan. If mummy hadn’t drunk the milk that I left beside the tree for Santa and if she hadn’t fed the carrots and celery to the rabbits, then everything would have gone the way it was supposed to.
Santa would have come down the chimney and drunk the milk (he would have to drink the milk because it’s bad manners not to drink something you’re offered when you’re visiting somebody’s house). Then he would have taken the carrots and celery and given them to the reindeer (they would be very hungry because they’d been pulling the sleigh all over the world). Then Santa and the reindeer would have gotten very very sleepy and fallen over.
In the morning I would go outside and the sleigh and all the toys and presents would still be on the roof. Santa and the reindeer would still be asleep and all the toys and presents would be mine.
Mummy and Bob and Gran and me would all be really happy because everyone would get lots and lots of presents and it would be the best Christmas ever.
The plan went wrong because mummy stole Santa’s milk. Stealing is wrong and mummy is bad.
After drinking all the milk mummy stayed in bed until lunchtime and nobody got any breakfast. Mummy’s boyfriend Bob was really angry because he had to go out and get us all KFC for lunch. He said that mummy drank too much and was a bad parent.
When Gran came over she made us a big dinner with two chickens and lots of potatoes and gravy. Bob said he’d already had chicken for lunch and didn’t feel like having any more. Gran got angry and called him bad names. Bob got angry too and went off to the sun room and put on a DVD with lots of people with no clothes on doing rude things to each other.
Then Gran got really, really angry and…
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