Here is my package from the lovely Helen:
Check out the immense* Edward Gorey wrapping paper, and the "sand dollar" - I've never seen one of those before. Apparently, according to t'interwb, they're "echinoderms (a type of invertebrate), spiny-skinned animals that live on the sea floor." Cool.
This fat, red fishy is my favourite; he's carved from wood and hand-painted:
Many, many thanks for my wonderful gift, Helen. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year.
*apologies for the use of "immense", in this instance meaning "amazing" or "brilliant". I've been hanging around teenagers too long.