Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fly away Peter

Jimmy and I had an animal rescue mini-drama at the allotment site today… I was footling about behind the shed when my eagle-eyed henchman came running over and told me that he was sad because a little bird (a thrush, I think) was trapped … Continue reading

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Sad news

For personal reasons, this is just a brief post to mark and remember some sad family news. Yesterday evening we lost Pops. He was a well loved man with a large family and will be terribly missed by everyone. I’m especially devastated … Continue reading

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You and me baby ain’t nothing but mammals

Last week James kissed Matilda and then exclaimed gleefully “Mummy, she looks like a pig!” I was all set to say “That’s not very kind” when I realised two things: In Jamesworld, in which there is no finer animal than a warthog, … Continue reading

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Fly-by observations

There are lots of curious things about parenting that only become clear afterwards.  For example, having gone to the effort of conceiving, growing and delivering a baby, it’s interesting to note that: The moment they arrive, 90% of your time is spent … Continue reading

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