Once Upon a Time, There Was A Village …

Once upon a time, there was a village … well, actually, there were lots and lots of villages. I’m also willing to bet that, in many parts of the world, that ‘time’ there was a village is right now. In this village, there was a symbiotic thing going on. Each…

The Rapid Descent into Madness

It was possible the result of four days of excessive heat, indoor bound, clad only in pyjamas even for the infrequent exploits into the front yard to have a water fight, and except for when they removed their wet pyjamas so they could be replaced with dry pyjamas that did…

The Post Christmas Wrap Up 2013

Finally procuring two minutes to myself (thank you DVD player) and after pouring myself a MUG full of cooled, boiled water (damn you, kettle next the coffee machine who was not only holding a jug full of filtered coffee for me, but was wafting out the alluring scent of freshly…

School Readiness

Chippie’s venture into primary school commenced formally today with his first school orientation. That’s he’s been at the school quite a lot since he was born, becoming a Show and Tell item at ten-days-old and dragged along to Parent-Teacher interviews and Student Led Conferences, LEGO Club and all the other…