But it was her follow up remark that made me go “Really?” in a “I thought I knew you” kind of way.
Mum – “I loved him in Doctor Who.”
Me – “Doctor Who? You watched that show much?”
Mum, without a moment’s hesitation – “Oh, yeah! I loved it. I never missed an episode.”
So there you go. Dora. My mum. Secret geek and devoted to the Doctor.
There must be loads more stuff we don’t know about our mums…! Imagine! What mysteries could there be about yours????