Tag: A.A. Milne

November 8, 2010

Are we making the same mistake as Winnie the Pooh?

The book begins, “Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin.  It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is a another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it.  And then he feels perhaps there isn’t.” When I read this seventeen years ago to my daughter, I thought “I am […]