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…

Putting the "fun" in "family holiday"

Chippie’s flatness had turned to severe clinginess when we arrived at destination yesterday afternoon, complete with a fever, and a not very nice sounding cough. Dash to local chemist before bed to get hands on some baby panadol, which we had neglected to pack before leaving home yesterday morning. Pandolled…