Steps for reading to children: Place book on your lap facing child. Read book while tracing out each word. Which of course means the child learns to read for him or herself. Which leads them on the first steps towards an education. The disadvantage is that the adult has to learn to read upside down.
On a not-so-crowded train. She is the only one standing. Back pressed against the only space that is neither seat nor door. Light brown curly but wiry hair, clear open face, same colour eyes (my best guess as far as I can see), all fully engrossed and engaged. The bumps and lurches of the train […]