I find it odd that the precise moment I am in most need of my full faculties for self-promotion and pushing myself forward, I am at the lowest ebb of confidence in my own abilities.
I put the little girl to bed on my own. She missed her dad, and I missed him too. He may have been utterly useless domestically, but his presence was reassuring.
We boarded in a slowly moving queue, with a chattering four year old entertaining the crowds. It was simply a question of being told where we should be going, and then ending up there.