Princess Lollipop has cheered up a LOT now she's agreed to eat her sandwich. She wouldn't hold the sandwich herself (something she used to do a lot, but seemed to have grown out of) but would eat it if I held it and broke, bite sized pieces off for her. Well however it went down, at least its cheered her up :-)
She's been playing on the rocking horse with her dollies for ages now. She loved it when I put her dollies on with her, tucked inside the reins so they didn't fall off. At first she pushed them back and forth and then she wanted to get on with them. She gets me to put her on and then sits there and shouts "DO WAY" (Go away) with force, conviction and pointing where she wants you to go, then she giggles madly when I jump back and pretend to be scared lol. We might have to start saving up for riding lessons, as she seems to be developing a good seat :-)
One of our friends who does etchings onto wood, called in to chat to Mr Messy as they are thinking they might be able to work together and promote each other's work. He said he would call back tomorrow when Mr Messy is here to talk to him. A customer from last week (who wanted a snapshot of her deceased mother enlarged to poster size) called back in to see if we'd been able to do anything. I explained that without the negative or a digital image, Mr Messy would have to rephotograph the photo, and to do that he would have to stick it to card to make sure it was completely flat before he started. I checked this would be alright as it is obviously a very precious photograph to her, and she said it was fine. So there's another job for Mr Messy to get on with.