Children passing by always stop to play. ” Sometimes if its locked there is a full on temper tantrum.” Elaine the florist says and so she pauses sorting out the flowers to remedy the situation and unlocks the piano. “Its wonderful to see kids arguing about whose turn it is to play the piano.” The little ones naturally wander right up to the piano to clamber onto the stool and play or pause to listen mesmerised, One day Elaine said there was a 6 year old playing the piano while another 6 year old responded by doing ballet up and down the walkway.
Marcus,8, talks about how he responds to the little ones coming up to the piano. Kit plays a very competent chopsticks – Mina teaches her brother and Ethan gives us a short song.