Most nights, Arthur reads me to sleep. Most of the time, it’s quite soothing. Other times, it’s too exciting. Occasionally, there’s a particularly stand-out moment. Like this one, when he launches into the Grand High Witch’s song from Roald Dahl’s The Witches.
For those who are not familiar with the story, she’s incredibly evil and is singing a song about using poisoned sweets to turn children into mice. The potion she uses is called Formula 86 Delayed Action Mouse-Maker.
Tamie Davis is an Aussie living in Tanzania, writing at meetjesusatuni.com.