September 29, 2011
Encourage Kids to Reach for Stars
Maggie Aderin-Pocock, The Independent
Having clambered ungracefully into the back of the cab, I realise I’m being scrutinised by its driver. “So what do you do then, love?”
“I’m a Space Scientist”.
The cabbie does a double take in the rear-view mirror. I guess it’s not the answer he was expecting when he picked up the black woman smelling faintly of vinegar and holding empty bottles and balloons.
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