Don’t Look Behind you! Bug Eyes!

Audrey strolled nonchalantly along, too occupied with the thought of the charming hat she had just seen in the window to notice the menacing figure that had just crept up behind her...
Audrey strolled nonchalantly along, too occupied with the thought of the charming hat she had just seen in the window to notice the menacing figure that had just crept up behind her…

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge “Eye Spy” reminded me o this monkey toy whose bulging bug eyes used to terrify us as children.

The porcelain lady would have originally sat atop a pin cushion in all her Edwardian finery while the monkey is a terrifying remnant of my childhood, brought back from overseas by my doting grandparents and brought out on special occasions to the horrified fascination of the children. It no longer bares its teeth and projects its eyes when you whack it on the head but I still find it dreadful.

Daily Press Weekly Photo Challenge: Eye Spy

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