Sunday, 14 August 2011
So alive! So full of the wonder and joy us old folks only dimly remember. A cake on it's second outing, some candles left over from a past birthday and it might as well have been a masterpiece in gold.
She loves everything, except the boring bits at school, eating meat and emptying the dishwasher. She especially loves being herself, dressing in a way that isn't about blending in but about putting herself out there. She loves hatching an idea and acting on it, no matter how ill conceived or brilliant. She is determined and can't be deterred by wise advice, or even threats, and good on her. She'll argue her case like the best barrister, and sulk like the best drama queen.