Emily and Phoebe

Sunday, March 11, 2007


Emily is doing her homework. "Daddy, I'm not sure I understand this exercise. Can you help me, please?" I take a look at the example. "A hat made of wool is a woollen hat." (Blue is for Greek.)

"OK, my love, this looks quite straightforward. Let's have a go at the first question. 'A house made of stones is a ...' what?"

"A... stone house?"

"Excellent, my love! Well done!"

"I'm still not sure I understand it though, Dad."

Phoebe pipes up: "Come on Emily, it's easy! Like this: eyes made of wood are wooden eyes!"

"Oh yes! Thank you Phoebe! Now I understand!"


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