Petra is still thinking about how Christmas really works. Having dispensed with Father Christmas and his sleigh and the flying reindeer, she’s working out how it might actually happen in the real world.
Tonight she said, “Do you sneak out and put out the presents Mum?”
I tried to fob her off with something non-committal, but she looked at me closely and said, “I can tell by the way your face looks that I’m right.”
So much for my poker face…