Bored Games – Country Child Magazine

My latest piece for Country Child Magazine.

‘The Triangles’, as I knew them, were a huge part of my childhood. Although they may sound like a suite of classical music, ‘The Triangles’ were merely the three equilateral patches of grass that divided the concrete parking spaces outside my childhood home. For hour after hour, I’d play on ‘The Triangles’, where tufts of grass became forests in which The A-Team could take cover and broken kerb stones transformed into a ramps that allowed my Knight Rider car to heroically leap any number of death-defying obstacles. I lost teeth, scuffed knees, argued, won (and lost) friends, not to mention Panini trading cards, on ‘The Triangles’ – all (crucially) without the direct supervision of my parents.”

Chris McGuire, Country Child Magazine

For the full piece click here.

Published by The Out of Depth Dad

A new dad, completely out of his depth. Who knew that parenthood was so tricky?

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