Madeleine cranks out the physicsMadeleine joins me at work to do some studying. It seems like a good idea until I have to wake her at 8:30AM and am reminded, dear reader, that teenagers live by a different rhythm.
The resentfulness lasts until late morning while I earn a few lines of conversation for lunch - her favourite, sushi. Shopping establishes further goodwill until the commute home, when we split so she can visit friends in Wimbledon.
She is utterly charming with my colleagues.
Madeleine: "Your work friends seem pretty posh."