Almost at a Milestone

Posted February 5, 2018 9:25 am by Mrs McLean

Almost at a Milestone

“Is it true,” demanded a former classmate when we bumped into her in the street, “that you have read a whole book in Polish?”She said this as though I had climbed Mount Everest or participated in Dancing with the Stars.”Oh,” I said, thinking back. “Well, sort of. I read through one and a half Harry Potter books, but I gave up looking up all the words I didn’t know.”Or words to that effect. I didn’t ask, “Who told you that?” because it didn’t matter. I must have bragged in some class or other and word trickled to Edinburgh Uni’s night

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