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Saturday 3 December 2016

Will the Wee Lad stay between the lines or break barriers? 

The Wee Lad has started school and it is difficult, three months into his academic career, to assess whether he will be bothering Trinity College or Oxford in 14 years time. Needless to say, he is as cute as get out in his uniform, despite the recent and worrying development of his blonde hair sticking up at eye-popping angles at half eight in the morning. In the ten weeks he has been in Junior Infants, he has managed not to get expelled, though that probably has more to do with the infinite patience of the school authorities rather than anything he is doing...

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