It's my party …

Grumpy Pants heads off to work and I am treated to the morning’s chaos, including the 8.00a.m. basketball final, where the coach of the opposition team – under 10s – scored himself a tech foul. Classy. Head home to do much yelling about getting the place tidied, the shoes removed…

The irredeemable CAN be redeemed

After my actual birthday day being, quite literally, filled with shit and disappointment, and no cake … so I couldn’t even have my cake and eat it too, cos there was no fucking cake … I went to bed very upset. Determined that the day was ruined and could never,…

I feel like … I'm forgetting something

The usual Thursday morning run around, needing to be out of the house fifteen minutes earlier than every other day, head off in opposite direction to school to ditch Chippie at day care, where he screams in terror until I walk out the door, and past the window where I…

The holiday is over

Talked Grumpy into allowing me another day to catch up on work, in between hanging out more loads of washing. The washing machine is my timer to get up and have a break. An extremely productive day and on a roll, but reality set in and it was time to…