My favourite story I heard around Loaf HQ today, hands down, was
our Head of Words telling me that - as a child - her parents
insisted that when the ice cream van played its jolly music, it
meant it was out of ice cream. So cruel! This tale of deceit
sparked a whole host of confessions from the rest of the
"I frequently remind my son that carrots will give him night-vision
like Batman. He eats every last one while wearing his Bat cape and
(The Festive Threat)
"If my brothers and I were naughty, my dad would threaten to write
to Father Christmas and tell him not to bother coming this year.
I'd start crying whenever he so much as picked up a pen and
"I told my niece that we couldn't go to Hamleys because there was a
fire and it burned down."
What little white lies were you told as a child? Or what corkers
have you told your kids recently? Let's hear them. There's a set of
Softie bed linen (pictured above) in it for you...
Email us the story at firstname.lastname@example.org,
scribble it on our Facebook page or tweet us using
#littlewhitelies. We'll choose our favourite on
Monday 19th May and announce a winner on our blog the next day.
Right. I'm off to tell my kids that every time they squabble, it
makes the Easter Bunny cry…
Charlie & the Loafers x
The nitty gritty competition terms and conditions
- 1 x winner will win 1 x Lil Softie bed linen bundle in their
chosen size. Lil Softie bed linen bundle includes 2 x pillowcases 1
x duvet cover and 1 x fitted sheet.
- Each person is limited to one entry only and Loaf will pick one
winner at random from the correct answers received.
- Entries submitted after 19th May 2014 will not be counted.
- The winner will be announced on Tuesday 20th May 2014 and
notified by email on the same day.
- By entering the competition you give Loaf the right to use your
name for the sole purpose of identifying you as a winner of the
competition on our blog and other social media sites.
- The prize is non-transferrable.
- No purchase necessary.