When we were little we walked places in the rain all the time. We wore raincoats and gumboots and we got wet. A lot.
My Few Words this week come via a friend, whose colleague was worried about her 10 year old son walking home from school in Melbourne during the week.
Not because he'd never walked home on his own before, but because he'd never walked home alone IN THE RAIN before (born into a lifetime of landscape in drought), and she was worried that he wouldn't know what to do ...
Why is the sky leaking?