The Forgotten

I’m having dinner tonight. Well, I have dinner most nights. This one is different because it involves a few things. Or, rather, it doesn’t …like my kids. They’re not invited. And they’re not coming, and I don’t care how many whingy questions they ask or sad faces they pull. It…

T'is the Season

Things are really starting to get hectic. My diary is filling up with all sorts of stuff, birthday parties, end of year parties, Christmas present shopping, sitting up till Stupid O’Clock putting together Lego constructions, dinner with friends – because everyone has to catch up before Christmas – as well…

I deserve SOME recognition for this

Just arrived home after dinner with friends, for my friend’s birthday. All kids in tow, so leaving to go was its usual chaos and accumulation of trains, cars, baby blankets, dummies, cocoons, crayons and shoes. Had fed Chippie as close to leaving time as possible, except that today he has…