Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

A Natural Talent

S is very good at jollying my mother along.

S: Come on, Shirley, Shall we go and have a bath?

My Mother: A bath! (as though she's never had one before).

S; Yes, a bath.

M M: I'm very happy where I am.

S: Yes, I can see that, but unfortunately....

He doesn't argue; he's just firm- but cheerful with it. Always upbeat. Never patronising. He takes control, but nicely...
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