All the things to do and see a the zoo

Off to Werribee Zoo with the my cousin and family, p[iled into two cars (all the boys in one, and she and I in the other. Alone, childfree, and very, very tempted to drive as far as possible in the other direction!) and off we set on the 40 minute…

When it all falls into place

Argh! My neat freak, clean freak cousin is coming to visit. With her family. For a week. She managed to get all the “I like to clean” genes, and left me with none (even though I’m older- but that’s not the point!) She brings with her her lovely husband and…

OK, you may leave now …

Monkey Boy is clearly on the mend. How can I tell? Because he’s leaping around, being obnixous and saying “I can’t, I’m very sick” whenever asked to do something he doesn’t want to do. And he’s still up, despite having school tomorrow. My brother is over. The kids got him…

Kids know just what to say

De-cathetered and de-IV’d this morning. Hooray. Then they let me up for a shower … ahhhhh, bliss. I even got a belated breakfast (because the nursing staff forgot to mention I was now allowed to eat and/or order something for me, so the lovely kitchen lady organised some toast for…