Monday 25 July 1994

Two ideas for the kids' writing popped into my head today.

  1. Once a week they can write whatever comes into their heads as a sort of private, free-wheeling diary. (They can share it if they want to.)
  2. I was listening to something on the radio about how they have three audio channels on American television. Two of them are needed for stereo, of course. So the public TV network in New York (I think) uses the third channel for a description of what's going on so blind people can know what's happening on TV. This saves their friends or family from interrupting their viewing to explain what's going on--and losing the plot.

Well, I thought, why not do the opposite, sort of...