Some shade

It’s been superbly sunny here recently. Chicklet needed some extra shade, so I popped into a shop that sold baby accessories.

Qu-est ce que vous cherchez madame?” the assistant asked.

Un nombrile.” said I in my flawless French.

Aaah. Une ombrelle.” she repeated, turning to walk in the direction of them, with the hint of a smile crossing her lips.

Instead of asking for a sun shade, I had confidently asked for a belly button.

 

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