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Felix has his first sleepover

Felix had his first sleepover at a friend’s house 3 weeks before his 9th birthday. He stayed the night at his friend James’s home, arriving there at 1pm so he could go iceskating in the afternoon: James plays ice hockey 3 times a week for the local Al Ain Vipers.

Here is Felix just before I left him til 9.30am the next morning, with a backpack containing his overnight things, and clutching Big Bear, one of his favourite cuddly toys…