[29 Aug – 4 Sep]
On Tuesday we drove back home from Granada to Madrid.
On Friday I attended a meeting for parents of prospective pupils at Miss Entropy's new (public) school, which, by the way, is less than ten minutes on foot from home. A bunch of fathers and mothers sat in the cute colourful classroom, and we met the teacher. We got to ask lots of questions. I was attentive and curious, interested in the details of logistics and paperwork, and a little moved by the beginning of this new chapter in our family life — but I noticed that some of the other parents were rather anxious.
In the evening we had a nice time sitting on the grass next to the swimming pool of our estate with neighbours and friends, with the usual flock of kids running and playing merrily around.
On Saturday morning we went to a village nearby to visit a fancy new playground. It was almost a gymkhana for children, with lots of devices and games, winding paths and very high slides. Miss Entropy could use only a few of those (and her little brother even fewer of them), but we appreciated the novelty and had a good time while we waited for mum to complete an errand.
In the afternoon we met our friends P. & L. and their kids at some shopping centre (in the nice garden outside, we are not monsters!). We had coffees and gin and tonics and cake and Miss Entropy took a hundred photos of her own fingertip, of blurry hands talking around her, and even more blurry close-ups of the table.
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