1. “Mummy, why are you painting your face?” asked El in a curious tone when I was putting on makeup in the car during the red light.
2. “They want a Parent Vo-Loon-Ter and not a Grandparent Vo-Loon-Ter,” cried El when I could not go for the class trip to the Bird Park, and had suggested that his grandparent act as a volunteer in my place.
3. “Where are my friends?” he asked after he requested my father to bring him to the Jurong Bird Park as he thought that they would be there, just like the other time when he went on a field trip with his classmates.