Living with Bertie Button means that life in Railway Cottage is very rarely quiet, but today, other than asking to borrow my sewing box, Bertie has been exceptionally quiet. From past experience I know that when Bertie is involved 'quiet' isn't necessarily a good thing so I must admit I was a little nervous as to just what he might be up to, and yet, whenever I caught sight of him he was sitting totally engrossed in what he was doing while happily humming to himself.
I did ask once or twice what he was making but he simply looked up briefly and, with a delighted little smile and a twinkle in his eyes, said it was a surprise .
I have to say I was jolly excited ! My little companion was going to surprise me !
Well I can report that Bertie did indeed surprise me with his finished secret project.......by asking for a stamp, and a cup of tea to drink while he wrapped and prepared for the post the surprise he had made .......for Miss Beatrice Bear !
Ah well maybe I shouldn't be surprised after all !