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  • We went to visit our son in Bristol where he was studying Chemistry.

    He took us for a walk up a hill overlooking the suspension bridge, as we entered a wood my son said.
    "You have to be careful of the squirrels here Mum, they have been known to attack people,"

    My husband and son then left me sitting on a bench whilst they climbed the stairs of a very tall tower to enjoy a wider vista.

    As I sat there a squirrel scurried near to my bench and sat watching me. I froze. Would he attack?

    When my son finally returned to me I said.
    "I'm so glad you're here. That squirrel looks very fierce."
    He burst out laughing.
    "Mum it was just a joke. why did you believe me?"
    "Because you are my son. I said."
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