Long-term readers will know that for a long time back at the start of D4D I had a fair collection of moose and reindeer soft-toys. This collection also received substantial additions from Herself in the first Christmas we were together. It wasn’t a serious collection – probably more of a conglomeration than anything else – but it amused me, and I liked most of the moosen therein.
Post-Herself, and over four moves, a lot got despatched to other homes. Charity shops, toy stalls, friends with kids, all that kind of thing. And the remaining ones got abused to various degrees by the cats, and particularly the bloody Bengal.
So now I have no moosen.
And it’s stupid, but at this time of year in particular, I kind of miss having a couple of stupid soft-toy moose/reindeer around the place. I know they’d fall foul of the felines again, but I may just end up buying a couple if I see any I particularly like.
And yes, I’m 42, and should know better. But you know what? I really don’t care.