My daughter Skyping her cousin in Australia this morning, wringing her hands with excitement and pride that she was using her very own tablet computer.
Her first two emails on the device:
Hello Eve I got a tablet bit like a I pad I can email you more now. I can’t wait to see you later
Hello manna [sic] it my birthday day eve and bethany coming later for going out for curry hut and film night and sleepover
Her arm, encased up the elbow in bangles, bracelets, and friendship bands, courtesy of her friend’s mum’s all you can grab trolley-dash raid in Claire’s Accessories.
One Direction board game dares, including barking, moonwalking, robot dancing, roly polys, opera singing, and chicken impressions.