Dan Stevens (Mr Matthew Crawley),
It shouldn’t surprise you to learn that it’s Mother’s Day in Britain today. If it does, I’m sure the petrol station is still open. I can’t really remember a time when I didn’t know what a surprise was, but as we walked down to choose a card it occurred to me that my two year-old hasn’t quite grasped the concept yet. “We’re buying a card for Mummy,” I say, “Which one shall we get?”“That one.”“The pink one?”
“Of course. But it’s a surprise. So we mustn’t say anything, OK?” “OK.” Stepping through the front door with all the enthusiasm of Christmas, she hollers: “Mummy mummy! We bought you a card! It’s a surprise!”
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