…she hadn’t enjoyed listening to Carole Whitelock and Nan on the radio on the way home, banging on about how parents don’t teach their children manners anymore. Adelaide herself actively discouraged manners in her children and was particularly proud of her children and her own parenting skills when her children snatched at things without a please or thank you in sight.
Another reason that she should have caught the tram. Adelaide sighed. All those carbon credits she had to create for a trip that had caused so much pain.