No no. Stay tuned. The mice have not said their last words. This battle has yet to be joined. Stay tuned.
It’s getting late in Penang so we cannot read the whole story to you tonight. So we have to stop here when the well-connected Beaver Construction company showed up, without any prior public notice, to start the work on the road. And the first victims were, of course, the trees.
And then, a very strange and altogether unanticipated thing occurred. Alvin bought a Proton.
And into this happy world slipped a letter. And a kind invitation.
It all started innocently enough. With a simple letter.
Someone a lot wiser than me, once told me many years ago: when you are facing a really different problem, why don’t you see if you can step back a few paces and put it in a form that you can discuss with children and hear what they may have to say.
I recalled this in the early nineties when in the face of the many mind-bending complications of sustainability and mobility — such as we are facing here today — I decided to write a little scenario for a children’s story on the topic, which eventually became, with the great shaping inputs of two of my friends (Wolfgang Zuckermann for the words, and Roget Tweet for the music), Family Mouse behind the Wheel. Want to have a look?