And back to normality

First day of school, which means Grumpy Pants is out the door at some ridiculous hour that enables him, usually, to have a quiet breakfast on his own and reading the paper without various other family members taking various parts in the process. And sometimes giving Chippie his breakky. Or,…

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…

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…