29.6.13

Today in culture

Feeling that I may have exposed my daughter to a wide but limited range of music, I decided to expand her experiences with something new (for her). So, today we listened to, and enjoyed music from West Side Story, The Pretenders, Prince and Nirvana. Ever seen a six year old hear 'Smells like Teen Spirit' before? It's a wonderful thing.

At bedtime we did the same. Freya had been reading poems from her book, so I read her poems by Maya Angelou, Philip Larkin and whoever wrote 'The Song of the Loch Ness Monster.'

There will be much more of this.

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