A much anticipated birthday finally arrives.
There is banana cake and surprises, just as requested.
Suddenly she is big enough to start kindergarten. Big enough to have her own lunch box packed in her own backpack. A day just as anxiously awaited as her birthday, a day to be celebrated.
Flowers and swirls, her first kindergarten painting, filled with the bright exuberance that the little Bowerbird throws at life.
Happy Birthday my little fledgling, delighted to see your joy in all that is new in your world.