Boy Three has been busy at nursery. They’ve been creating treat biscuits to give to their mummies. Look, it has icing, jam and an array of sprinkles. However, it was quite clear that my youngest son had no intention of giving me the thing. He did let me know that it was “very yummy”. […]
It’s not really surprising that Boy Three has taken to LeapPad2 apps like the proverbial duck to water. He sees his big brothers playing away at their games on their iPods and computers and he wants a piece of the action. Just like the feeling of how games starts, the excitement and fun […]
Now, thanks to Boy Three, we have kiwis and no one particularly interested in eating them. Funny, surprising things kiwis. I’m often struck by how hairy and testicle-like (testicular?) they look, then they are always greener than I anticipated and, finally, they taste better than I remembered.
Boy with a super plunger, of course “It’s Thursday, so you go to nursery,” I answered Boy Three’s question about what kind of day it was. “Noooo,” he bellowed. “Not Thursday. No.” “But there’s a Thursday every week.” “Waaaaaah. Noooo,” and he collapsed into loud sobbing. After a while he controlled himself and hiccoughed: “I […]
Another day, another spectacular thing overhead. This time driving to collect Boy Three from nursery, a layer of yellow-tinged cloud was casting a warm glow on the puddles. At the fringes of the cirrus-cumulus confection blue sky showed, like trim on a particularly extravagant parasol.But while this was going on I wasn’t watching for flood water […]