The lessons every father should teach a daughter.
1 – How to change a tyre
So on a deserted roadside, she need wait for no one.
2 – How to negotiate a good deal
So she never gives more than something is worth.
3 – How to tell someone stronger that she does not like what they’re doing
So she knows the power of her own voice.
4 – The brilliance you see in your favourite musician or artist
So she is comfortable with passions that do not always include her.
5 – The rules of at least one sport
So that strategy, planning and direction are not overlooked even when they are not enjoyed.
6 – To cook your favourite meal with you
So she can share your memory with anyone without the need of words.
7 – How to plant a tree
So she knows what it is to give and to then let go.
8 – How to forgive you
So she knows how it is done.
9 – The continents, oceans and hemispheres of the world
So in the grand scheme of life she always knows roughly where she is.
10 – About your favourite work of fiction
So she is never far from a place you have loved.