A relaxing, holiday sort of day

Decide to do something holiday-y today and off we head to the river for a spot of bbq lunch and fishing. Within minutes – actually, I think it was seconds – of us setting up, Chippie throws a tantrum because his grandfather removed a cigarette butt from his mouth and…

And the "holiday" continues …

Chippie still not great, although the fever has gone. It has been replaced with a disgustingly snotty nose and the dry cough substituted for a disgusting mucousy one. Nice. Step mother offered the washing machine for our dirty laundry. What the heck? I’m no holidays. And despite having packed enough…

Honing his social skills

A trip up the street to grab various provisions for our Family Road Trip and Holiday scheduled for kickoff during the early hours of tomorrow morning. It involved the inevitable Convincing To Leave the House Under Threat of [insert appropriate threat here] and off we went, baby crying due to…