The best thing ever is to have a big, clever brother who can explain everything. Even the complicated relations among the members of a large family. And of course a drawer full of photos can help a lot…
“While I was still small, I didn’t understand
that one of my grandmas was my daddy’s mummy
and the other grandma was my mummy’s mummy.
While I was still small, I didn’t understand that one of my granddads
was my daddy’s daddy, and our other granddad was my mummy’s daddy.”