Where children used to play

Eureka Street has just published a story of a summer’s day in the suburbs, a dreamy summer’s day.

Here’s how the story starts:

Once a year the children come out to play. They arrive with their parents, who are laden with salads, drinks, folding chairs. Cupcakes, chips, plastic plates. The children bring chalk, scooters, skateboards, lightness.

And here’s the story:

Where children used to play

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