The exchange


“Now listen carefully” says dad “today we are going to learn about money, because the rate at which you are spending mine is anything but funny”.

“A penny saved is a penny earned” he began like a misguided scholar, as a 1 year old child do I really need to know how the pound compares to the dollar?

Engrossed in this folded paper I missed his uneconomical monologue, and mum, who’d heard it all before, browsed through Next’s Christmas catalogue. 

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