1. Oct, 2014

'Keep still Alfie!'

‘What are you looking for Mum?’

‘Nits!’

‘What are nits?’

‘White egg shells!’

‘Why have I got egg shells in my head?’

 ‘Keep still Alfie!’

‘Mum, what are egg shells doing in my head?’

‘Tiny insects called lice once lived in them!’

‘Ugh!’

‘Keep still!’

‘Where are the lice now?’

‘In your head! Now keep still!’

‘But I don’t want lice in my head!’

‘Then be quiet and keep still. How many times do I have to tell you?’

‘Why are they living in my head?’

‘Because it’s a clean head!’

‘I want a dirty head from now on!’

‘Alfie, keep still!’

‘Does that mean I don’t have to go to school?’

‘You can still go to school, they don’t fly or hop, they have to climb onto other people.’

‘Mum!’

‘What!’

‘I don’t think you will find shells or lice on my head!’

‘What makes you think that?’

‘Because they climbed on your head, I can see them from here!’