24 Oct '13, 11am

(Karen Cheng) Mum, We’ve Lost The Plastic Poo @karencheng #fashion #perth

(Karen Cheng) Mum, We’ve Lost The Plastic Poo @karencheng #fashion #perth

This is the backseat of my car, after I took my children to the Perth Royal Show. The kids bought a few showbags with their pocket money and they received a lot of free goodies too. Somewhere in there, I was guaranteed to find – two sticky eye balls, some fake vomit, plastic ants, a toy toilet and one lump of plastic poo. How lovely. Oh ho ho. My kids bought a disgusting joke set and were enjoying the sheer pleasure of upsetting their mother. When I saw this explosion, I laughed out loud. It surprised me. I thought I would have groaned with despair. Or screamed with irritation. But nope. I was completely amused and somehow I was – strangely – happy. It was like stumbling across the happiness of Christmas morning. Minus the fake poo. It seemed to capture the essence of a child’s experience of a carnival. Buzzing with stories, delight, exhaustion and bliss. People don’t say ...

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