― When asked if I would like to be Parent Helper for my six-year-old's Skyrail (gondola) excursion, I hesitated. Would I? Would I want to be in charge of a number of children who are not my own? ∙ What if I lost one of them? What if they were naughty? What parenting tools would I be able to employ with someone else's kids in a school environment? I couldn't give them 'The Evil Eye', because the kids don't know me and would just think I'm having a fit or something that makes my eyes go [...].