Ernie sat in the corner and pouted. He couldn’t believe the unfairness of it all. He had his dreams, and now they seemed dashed. Okay, Dad was a plumber, and Mum was from a long line of electricians, but why should that matter? After all it was his life wasn’t it? But no, his father had put his foot down, and Ernie was going to enter an apprenticeship into a building trade. Yet, all he ever wanted was to go to university and become a librarian.