My boy’s genius is beginning to show – one piece at a time

The lion jigsaw is an amazing triumph – every time he gets it out of the box. Could the world championships be next?

It’s only three months since the ordeal of putting together my wife’s 32-piece jigsaw of Ireland left him frustrated and defeated. Now my son’s hands are a wonder of locomotion, his once chubby fingers dextrous and nimble. The picture of this one is a lion, which he should know because he has done this jigsaw, conservatively, 8,000 times, but he never seems to be aware of this until he places the final piece. Then, my little genius stands back, delighted and shouts ‘Lion!’.

When he places the final piece my little genius stands back, delighted and shouts ‘Lion!’

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