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Sharron Report 6 May 2019 15:47

It was good this morning.

I sat in bed ,under my patchwork quilt, with a bowl of porridge and thought how I felt like Goldilocks.

Then it occurred to me that I have no idea of what happened to her after those bears came home and I don't know the outcome of a lot of fairy stories.

Actually, I do have a book of Grimms fairytales but I am too damned frightened to read it!


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 6 May 2019 18:10

Breakfast in bed? Lucky you!

Apparently Goldilocks ran out of the bears house into the forest. She never went back there again.


Sharron Report 6 May 2019 18:59

I said it was good this morning.

Thank you for telling me the end.


Allan Report 6 May 2019 21:41

Goldilocks never went back because she was eaten by a wolf.

Having tasted human flesh he then went after little Red Riding Hood and we all know how that ended.

The poor wolf should have stuck with pork!


Sharron Report 7 May 2019 09:44

Well, actually, no, I don't know what happened to her either.


Allan Report 7 May 2019 10:35

Oh, come on!

At least my ending was really Grimm :-P

:-D :-D :-D


Sharron Report 7 May 2019 11:28

I don't know what the Grimm ending is. I am too afraid to look in the book.


Allan Report 7 May 2019 12:01

:-D :-D :-D


maggiewinchester Report 8 May 2019 22:54

Apparently, in the Grimm book:
"In the original tale, three bachelor bears live together in a house in the woods. The bears are described as very good-natured, trusting, harmless, tidy and hospitable. Each bear has his own porridge bowl, chair and bed. One day, an old woman discovers the bears' dwelling. The old woman eats the Wee Bear's porridge, then settles into his chair and breaks it. Prowling about, she finds the bear's beds and falls asleep in Wee Bear's bed. The climax of the tale is reached when the bears return. Wee Bear finds the old woman in his bed and cries, "Somebody has been lying in my bed - and here she is!" The old woman starts up, jumps from the window and runs away never to be seen again."

"The antagonist was later changed from an ugly old woman to a pretty little girl named Goldilocks. In addition, the bears changed from bachelors to a family of a mother and father bear and a bear cub. Goldilocks' fate varies in the many retellings: in some versions, she runs into the forest; in some, she is almost eaten by the bears but her mother rescues her; in some, she vows to be a good child; and in some, she returns home"


Allan Report 8 May 2019 23:04

I prefer my version :-P :-D


maggiewinchester Report 8 May 2019 23:09

:-P :-P :-P :-P