“Did you know, auntie, that Becky had never been on a train before? She must be scared!”
“Oh, is that so?” Andrew asked his eldest niece before Claire had a chance to say anything. “And how many times have you been on a train, Miss Roberts?”
Caroline then giggled, and replied, “Only the one.” She looked endearing in her shame at having been found out.
“Now, that’s what I call an expert on the matter,” her uncle teased her again, making the four of them laugh in amusement at his remark.