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Mal makes toast and fresh tea, using leaves picked just up the valley, and adding two cardamom pods. He prepares it in our ‘kitchenette’ – that’s the upended box bearing our kettle, toaster and his fancy Italian coffee machine, brought with us to Bir from Delhi. We sterilise Kathryn’s dummies by holding the button down on the electric kettle. Mal serves me breakfast in bed with the previous day’s Indian Express, a regional newspaper. The paper is always entertaining. Last year it featured a photo of comedienne Libbi Gorr giving the middle-finger salute on the catwalk at Australian Fashion Week.
I can tell that I’m not what they were expecting – maybe it’s the maternity twin-set I bought hurriedly for the occasion – and by the time I leave they no longer look fearful that I am 19 A BABY IN A BACKPACK TO BHUTAN some kind of psycho bunny-boiler. Instead they seem concerned that I won’t manage to find my way out of the building. ’ they offer politely. Fortunately Mal is hovering about outside to escort me and my hormones home. We are staying in New York with some Australian friends who are also expecting a baby, and the wife passes on some useful tips gleaned from a book written in the ’50s and given to her by her southern belle secretary.
22 TWO BECOMES THREE Very soon we are feeling like the cleverest people in the world. This parenthood thing isn’t going to slow us down. Au contraire. Having little Miss Kathryn Rose will just make it all the more fun, we tell each other, with all the bravado and naivety of new parents. We buy a high-tech backpack that converts into a pram and when she’s just three months old, we get her a passport of her own. She’ll be needing it. We ignore all the tut-tuts and unhelpful advice, and pack her along with our laptops, a suitcase of nappies, a dictionary, thesaurus and a Spot the Dog book, and head off to India, where the next stage of Mal’s building project is about to begin.
A Baby in a Backpack to Bhutan by Bunty Avieson