Little Alf Inside The House
Hannah Russell, Features Writer
Yes you read the title right Little Alf has been inside the house once again!
Last week was Pancake Day. I love pancakes and Alfie loves the sweet smell of syrup. With my parents out for the day I decided to sneak him inside... It’s not the first time Alfie has been inside our family kitchen so when I walked him round to the back door he was eager to get inside!
The first time I brought him in he had been a little unsure of his new surroundings, but this time he stepped right in and made himself at home.
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Alfie even had his own chef hat so he looked quite the part. He seemed to love his chef hat and it was a perfect fit over his tiny ears.
The weather in the Yorkshire Dales has been cold recently and we’ve even had snow, so Alfie seemed to welcome being indoors. I even put the fire on to keep us warm!
After making pancakes Alfie and I decided to watch a movie as it had begun to snow and I didn’t fancy taking Alfie out in the snow. Also I didn’t think he would appreciate me taking him out in the cold, so we sat in front of the fire with a blanket watching a movie – we were just missing popcorn than it would have been the perfect afternoon.
Alfie settled quietly and watched the screen, he wasn’t in a rush to move and neither was I, until we heard the gate latch go and I knew someone was back home.
I quickly put on my shoes, jacket and beanie and headed back out into the snow. Alfie wasn’t very impressed and wanted to watch the end of the movie, but I had to explain to him we might get told off if someone catches him indoors.
With a sigh he plodded slowly back to his stable of hay. I think Alfie would live inside the house if he could!
After putting Alfie back in his stable, I headed back inside. It was pretty obvious Alfie had been in for a visit as there were hoof marks on the kitchen rug and across the floor. Luckily my parents have got used to us creating a lot of mischief so they weren’t too bothered by Alf’s movie afternoon and morning of pancake making! – After all it was snowing outside.
Little Alf Inside The House, 19th February 2018, 22:26 PM