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 the kids that, yet again, we are actually trustworthy, and until we take them to a really boring abatoir, they are not to whinge about not wanting to go and how boring we are and blah blah blah.
Also, there was this:
Yes, the inevitable LEGO Star Wars galactiron, deathstar, air wing, some such thing on the kitchen table.
“Move this off the table, NOW!” is the, also inevitable, polite request from GrumpyPants.
Followed immediatley by the incredibly articulate, informative and compelling