Three's A'loud

October 2015 articles

Teacher's pet

This month we celebrate International Teacher’s day. Whilst researching this article, I was amused and delighted to find that most professions get an “international day” dedicated especially to them. Did you know that the 30th March was international doctor’s day? There are quite a few days celebrating engineers and there is even an international day for the plumber on the 11th March. And finally, one of my personal favourites, the 14th of April this year was be-kind-to-a-lawyer day! How nice…

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Screening your parents

Outside the sun is shining, but inside the local Pick ‘n Pay, an all too familiar drama is playing out:

  • 7-year-old: “Mom, I want that pink jacket.”
  • Mom: “No my dear, you already have ten billion kazillion pink jackets. Anyway, we are actually here for groceries.”
  • 7-year-old: *tearing up* “I don’t have ten gilli-billion jackets. Janet has that jacket!”
  • *What happens next?*

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