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I Am Staying Indoors Until Someone Invents A Pair Of Slippery Woolly Tights

Nov
09

 

I’d like to say that I welcome each coming season equally and with open arms… but I don’t. Because, you see, whereas Spring makes me zing,

 

spring flowers grape hyacinths daffodils cartoon

 

Summer makes me smile (and, admittedly, sweat)

 

sweating in the summer sun cartoon

 

and Winter is just wonderful

 

cartoon snowman in snow globe

 

– autumn, for me, is just a complete nightmare.

Oh, don’t get me wrong, I rejoice in the changing colours of the falling leaves,

 

cartoon tree in autumn

 

I relish the wind whipping through my (already messy) hair

 

messy hair in the wind cartoon

 

and I love to watch with wonder as the squirrels sprint around collecting nuts for winter

 

squirrel pushing an acorn in a trolley cartoon

 

but…

how can I be expected to put one foot outside my front door when – thanks to my very warm and fashionable (but very rough and fuzzy) woolly tights – my A-line skirt insists on riding half way up my legs* to reveal the chubbiest set of knees this side of the Northern hemisphere BEFORE I’VE EVEN MADE IT TO THE END OF MY DRIVE?

 

chubby knees in woolly tights cartoon queline justcallmeq Q

 

Exactly. I can’t. And so that is why I am staying indoorsย until someone invents a pair of slippery woolly tights.

 

woolly tights and chubby knees cartoon

 

 

*And, yes, the legs still look like root vegetables. Thankyou for asking.

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