The girls were struggling at the weekend. They’re tweenie, poppy types. If a band hasn’t been on X Factor or Britain’s Got Talent, why would anyone be interested? However, they are stuck with elderly parents who like music. Spurs Fan was gearing up to go and see The Specials, so was bouncing around the kitchen, singing along. The children retreated to the living room and found me watching the highlights of the Cambridge Folk Festival.
What is that?
Is that folk music?
Why do you like that?
He’s not holding his trumpet properly.
I thought he was going to play really fast?
Look, the ducks are swimming away, they don’t even like her singing!
Do you really like that?
Why do you want to go there?
Will we have to come?
When is this over?
Eventually, they discovered something to entertain them.
‘We can grow beards if we want to.’ Something for everyone after all.