Another Mouse Tale today.
You can follow this ongoing story starring Fairy and her friends, Minty and Monty, as well as other magical characters, by going to the Index page and selecting the Blog Posts from the Mouse Tales Category list. The Tales are also to be found in HELLO! Fairy magazine and the Special Souvenir Supplement. These are free pdf downloads.
Here’s Fairy with today’s tale.
Now then Monty pay attention. If I can prise you away from Minty for five minutes, we have to think about your future. When you are married you will need an income. You can’t expect Minty to run a home and everything on fresh air! I realise Minty will continue with her modelling career but you will need to provide for her and make arrangements for a pension too. And one day there could be Baby Mice . . . they will be very expensive, what with employing a Nanny Mouse, and then there is their education!
Anyway, I have had a very interesting chat with Minty’s parents. It looks like there could be an opportunity in the Rt Hon Plantagenet’s Big-Cheese Factory for a dynamic young executive type mouse. We are going over there first thing tomorrow morning for an exploratory chat. Well, after breakfast that is.
The next day . . .
It is very good of you, Mr Plantagenet sir, to help Monty take his first step up the ladder of success. Your Cheese Factory is a fascinating and profitable business. I can see now where you made your millions – but I didn’t realised there was money to be made in cheese. All that pressing talk gives me a churning feeling. I am more of a specialist in the Salad market don’t you know.
Gosh! Are all those mice part of your workforce? Goodness, I had no idea what a huge concern it was.
While Plantagenet hangs around with Monty showing him the whey, I’m going to avail myself of the nibbles. All this food talk was making me peckish. Hard cheese Monty, I have eaten them all.
Now that the Rt Hon Big-Mouse has shown you the ropes here on the factory floor Monty, we’ll show you round the offices and get you fitted up with some work wear. You’ll need overalls, boots, hat and gloves for a start. This cheese making can be messy business.
Thanks very much Mr Plantagenet, sir. I’ll make sure Monty is here bright and early on Monday morning to strengthen the cheesy team!
The Big-Mouse Cheese Factory – hummph, that sign will need altering! The ‘Fairy, Big-Mouse and Son-in-law, Cheese Factory’ sounds about right!
Chocolte Mice?? Oops! I just love how Fairy has insuniated herself right into the business : )
Golly jeepers, how did you manage to get the photos lined-up with the words so well? Do you plan the stories in advance? Priceless!
It can only be a matter of time before Fairy takes over the world!
I’ve followed this story from the beginning via Guinea Lynx and its such fun. Love it when Fairy gets bossy. She is so propriatory about her mouse friends that its adorable.
You might have guessed Fairy would want to be in on the business, Bugs Mom!
No, I don’t really plan, MM, it just seems to be drifting along. Fairy expression seem to suggest what she is saying or thinking.
Hehe! I love it when Fairy gets bossy too, ffleur!