You kidding me?? The kid will need to be coerced into coming, seeing that his world revolves around computers and gaming, a concept I seem to be totally foreign to. Every now and then I push the envelope with him and get him to do some outdoor stuff. He reluctantly agrees to it then tells me he actually had a really good time. These teenagers today...I don't know!!!! :shock:
Thanks Paul, let me know a time and place.
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Red, most teenagers see the computer as a gaming device or as a communications medium. I know if I tried to get my kids to do any of the things you suggested they would baulk. Each of my kids has their own computer but none has shown any interest in using it constructively (in the narrow sense of the word), even though we have bought robotics kits with PC interfaces, design software, even games development software.
Interestingly, my son (almost 15) is still willing to come out fishing with me but views me as an obsessive (he's not stupid). He only wants to fish for a couple of hours at a time, whereas I hate going out for less than four.
Just wondering if I could tag along as well as I will be free Saturday morning - I was going to head out to Bobin Head again to target the salmon but Lane Cove river sounds good.
What time will you be there Paul?