A (sleeping) babe in arms

This afternoon, I collected my granddaughter Catrin from her nursery as I do from time to time to help out her parents. I found that she had been running a temperature because she has some sort of fever.

Back at her flat, she was not her usual joyful self. She did not want to crawl around or play with her toys, so instead I cuddled her and read her lots of books. I could see that she was fractious and flagging so I sang to her until she fell asleep in my arms. When her mom and dad returned from work, she was still sleeping, so we decided that there would be no bath time this evening and instead I transferred her to cot and the land of nod – but not before her dad took this picture:

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