An Odd Boy : Alice in Wonderland

Once we’d agreed on marriage Alice said “Now you should kiss me.” I felt slightly nervous about that – alluring though the prospect was. “Don’t we have to be married first?” I asked – hoping she would know the answer – and that it would be ‘no’. My father had expressed such outrage if anyone kissed on television—no matter how briefly—that I’d come to think that it was a highly shocking activity. Alice laughed “Of course not. It’s just—babies—that come after you’re married – didn’t you know that?” Well no – I had no idea. So I leant forward and kissed her. “Can I kiss you every day?” I asked. “Yes!” she replied, “Every day for ever!” 

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