Or will be shortly.  The nine year old’s Nutcracker on Ice production is later this afternoon.  I attended the dress rehearsal yesterday.  What an odd coincidence it was that when the gel came gliding out and did her first solo as the Sugar Plum Fairy, I found I had got something in my eye.

Yes, quite odd, that.

On another front, earlier today I learned that the eldest gel has been cast as the Virgin Mary in this year’s Christmas pageant at RFEC.  Thus, Robbo is also listening to:

Not that I’m suggesting any improper behavior on the gel’s part, of course.  It’s just that I can’t help laughing when I think of what kind of reaction Gabriel would have got had he appeared in front of her and asked her to choose perfect selflessness.