We kinda got two of our lessons mixed up today!
was Religion. We were learning about the sacraments, including Matrimony. It’s
always a tricky one. Obviously the Church’s stand is that you can only get
married once, unless your spouse dies. But in the real world shit happens. Most
of my pupils know someone who is with a second partner, so of course you don’t
want to upset them. We discuss the fact that there are different circumstances
that need to be taken into account.
Much safer topic, or so I thought!
We discussed the fact that the good old salmon
swims back upstream in order to find “a partner” to mate with. Unfortunately
our religion topic was still on some of their minds.
if fish only have a memory of 3 seconds, how can they remember who their
are fish, it’s not the same as humans. People stay with their partners for
longer than 3 seconds.”
silence for a few seconds while they pondered this piece of information. Then a
clever spark uttered
you’re talking about Kim Kardashian!”
There was no
reply to that!