Cup Day Brushes with Fame

Grumpy Pants was asked to work this morning. It peeved me a little as I like to do something – anything really – on Melbourne Cup Day. Sadly, we don’t mix with the kind of people that regularly host Cup Day Parties, so we don’t get invited to many. We…

Family Day Fun

Ah, Sunday and the randomly scheduled and occasionally referred to Family Day. For years now, every couple of months Grumpy has a mild tanty and says “I just wanna bloody do something on Sundays”. Which is really lovely. Except that he brings it up in the middle of a Wednesday…

Blood Sports?!

It started off a relaxing day; my morning coffee, a walk with a friend, followed by a 2 hour breakfast with our families. Then it was time for lunch, a ‘quiet’ afternoon wathcing DVDs with the kids, a sleep, a bath (on my own! Woo HOO!), some baking, the dinner.…