The Last Day of School

Today was the last day of school for Victorian kids. The last day of the school year for my kids. I’m so pleased to see they have come such a long way and learnt so much this year. Like … we’re ten minutes away from leaving and Godzilla, after having…

A milestone and the best testimonial

Today, it is an anniversary. A milestone of sorts. An achievement worthy of recognition. Today, I celebrate having been a Mum for eleven years. Ironically, it is also my eldest son’s 11th birthday! Who’d’ve guessed it! I’m proud to announce that no one has died, been abducted, or broken a…

That'll need more explanation

This post is dedicated to the lovely – albeit geeky and not-sure-how-they-ended-up-inmy-life-but-glad-they-did – Pete Aldin and Alana Murray Phillips. I hope they like it. It’s all they’re getting from me for their birthdays this year. A Family Day was planned, thus the morning was filled with some mayhem. Mostly convincing…

Emergency dash

Monkey Boy climbed into bed with us at earlier than acceptable hour, because he was excited about his birthday and wanted to know where “all” his presents are. He does like a good birthday present opening, to the point where he asked to wrap his new guitar book and the…