Our latest episode of Nicky Tams the King of Nosepipe, as told by Gordon Thorburn and illustrated by myself Wordsmith Drawingsmith What a girl. She’d already written out the list. This was the list. Bows. Arrows. Catapults. Air pistols (they wouldn’t sell proper guns to someone still at junior school, even in the Olden Days, and even if she was the Prime Minister). Slugs for the air pistols. Uniforms. Boots. Tents. Flags. Trumpets. And, of course, Men. They didn’t allow girls in the army. “Now, what about lunch on the first day?” she said to herself. “Would a Chinese take-away … Continue reading 7. The Prime Minister gets the shopping in.