…. including a gummi jelly type rat ….
…. to which Nigel has become quite attached!
However, we decided that if we kept “our rat” any longer it would be rendered stale, past its “best by date” and thus totally inedible and that could/would be naturally considered by the aforementioned Jan the Fan to be most impolite of us.
And although only an item of confectionary, the usually unsquemish Nigel, due to his attachment to the rat, could barely look as Darrell prepared to dissect the rat with a well honed carving knife.
But once it was cut up and no longer recognisable as a rat Nigel’s reticence was soon overwhelmed by curiosity …
“This is just like a civilised Bush Tucker Trial, without the squirming, unpleasantness, gagging and nose holding” mused Darrell