ME: It’s called Genius and it’s about Einstein. Have you heard of Einstein before?
ME: Really? Einstein was a very famous scientist; about a hundred years ago he came up with the Theory of Relativity.
MILLIE: What’s that?
ME: He discovered that, er…well, he discovered that time and space are really the same thing.
ME: Hmm. This could be tricky. So, you know there’s space we move around in? And then there’s time…
(Millie looks at me blankly over the breakfast bar)
ME: Right. A hundred years ago scientists didn’t really understand how the universe worked very well. And they were particularly stuck about how space worked.
ME: Er, well, because, um, well… Anyway, no one had ever heard of Einstein before and he came up with a great idea all on his own. People thought he was mad at first, but then scientists began to realise that what he said made sense and so they…
MILLIE: Can I play on the computer?