The things you miss

I can’t quite believe I’m saying this, but I miss doing canteen duty. And my computer. I lost canteen duty when the school moved to using a private operator. I lost my computer when we had a power surge. My favourite part about canteen duty was all the kindy kids wanting to know what they […]

Honey, we need a baby gate…

Husband thought his baby safety gate days were over. Until yesterday, when he received a call from me. “Husband … is our baby gate still in the attic?” I tentatively enquired. “I’m at Bunnings, they have them on sale for $40 each and I was just thinking …” “I know where this conversation is going,” […]

I am so sorry

I’m always apologetic when I go to the doctor. Forgive me for bothering you … It’s probably nothing, but … Would you mind taking a look at … I’m so sorry, but it’s that time of the year again … Pull on the rubber gloves, it’s me … Because I never seem to go to […]

Crashing bore

The Household landed at Sydney Airport around 3.30pm this afternoon – we’ve been to Melbourne for a wedding – and I got super-excited as the bus approached our far-flung corner of the long-term carpark because the enormous tree we’d parked under appeared to have sustained serious storm damage. A massive branch had been ripped from […]

Dance til you’re dead

There’s nothing quite like a dance floor at a wedding – 70-year-olds and seven-year-olds and everyone else in-between grooving to Twist and Shout, Blame It On The Boogie, Oh What A Night … it doesn’t seem to matter how many decades pass, the tunes stay exactly same. The Household shook their tail feathers en masse […]