Life as a child in another culture

Today at morning school(homeschool) Timmy had to do spelling and put ‘water’ into a sentence. “I am going to fetch water.” was his answer straight away. I wonder how many 8 year olds would come up with that, but it is part of life for so many people around us who don’t have access to running water and have to go with a pump to fetch it from the canal. So he thought straight away of fetching water. How diferent is his world and understanding from even me? I had smiled about that and then at home Matilda went to the lightswitch and flicked it on, when the lights lit up she looked up and shouted “they work,they work! The lights are working!”

Okay maybe it’s me who has forgotten the wonders of the small things

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