Saturday, 14 May 2011
When a penguin isn't
'Is that.....?' asked Cyril.
'It's nesting,' replied Bertha.
'I'm fine about it!' said Captain Bill.
'And he looks all scratched,' added Cyril.
'Not now!' said Norma and she gave Cyril a smile. 'So what have you found?'
'Ta da!' said Cyril and he stepped back to reveal Geraldine and a something that looked completely unlike Geraldine.
'What is it?' asked Captain Bill.
'Well,' replied Cyril, 'I'm no expert in these things but it looks to me like a demented person's attempt at a penguin costume.'
Everyone had a good look.
'It's not at all well made,' said Norma.
'Very poor,' agreed Bertha.
'In the cold harsh light of day I'd be forced to agree with you,' replied Cyril, 'but in the early hours of the morning, in the middle of an alcohol fuelled, post award ceremony, penguin filled party?'
'It becomes a veritable masterpiece of a disguise!' exclaimed Bertha.
'Which means?' asked Captain Bill.
'Skulduggery!' said Norma.