Cherry tree or JCB?

Boy watching digger

Childhood has its own way of seeing, thinking and feeling, and nothing is more foolish than to try to substitute ours for theirs. Rousseau

A few days ago my neighbour was walking with her young son. In the middle of a roundabout stood a cherry tree at the height of its springtime glory. Suddenly the child came to a standstill, saying in awe, ‘O Mummy, look!’ She responded, ‘Isn’t it wonderful?’ The child breathed, ‘It’s a JCB!’

Mother and child had eyes for entirely different things!

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