On this decidedly unglamorous holiday, you get what you get and you don’t get upset.
We were tempted to just wait and see how long it took them to work out what that strange circular handle did. But darkness would be falling in about five hours so we demonstrated to them what life was like before power windows and central locking. Oh, the hardship.
That little episode summed up a lot about this six-week family camping trip we’re on — a lesson in removal of convenience from our coddled city lives.
Things don’t just happen at the push of a button. Sometimes there’s no electricity and the water doesn’t come from a tap. The loo might be a bush. If you don’t finish your meal, you’ll go hungry until the next one.
On this decidedly unglamorous holiday, you get what you get and you don’t get upset. The kids may never agree to go anywhere with