Hula Hoops and Paper Mache

  Lurking deep within me is a frustrated crafty person just dying to break out. Sadly, although the spirit is willing, the flesh is fundamentally incapable of creating cute little knick knacks out of bits of yarn and empty soda bottles. I am good at some things. I am not good at others. If I […]

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Woman + Car + Pole = Mistake

The Husband was home for just over 24 hours this weekend. This was both a blessing and a curse. A blessing because, hey we missed him and the washing machine and stuff needed fixing. A curse because, hey we screwed up a little. Okay, I screwed up a little. Just after The Husband had departed […]

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How can I embarrass my child? Let me count the ways…

Way of the Warrior: Run flat-out into a wall at laser games and knock yourself out in front of all his friends. Today I face planted. I’ve never really understood that term until now. Looking in the mirror I am mildly surprised my face is not flat. It was not my proudest moment. Understatement. It […]

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I am an Interesting Blogger. It is official.

I am enjoying this award thing. First I get to feel all warm and fuzzy, then I get to do my happy dance and finally I get to send it on like viral chain letter of awesomeness. The award was started by another fabulous blogger crazybunny. I do not like the word blogger, I must […]

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Arts, crafts and the hopeless

Arts and crafts. Other people can do them, therefore, my reasoning deduced that I could too. I don’t know why after 36 years of glaring evidence to the contrary I believe this to be true. Either I epitomise Einstein’s definition of insanity or I refuse to accept defeat. In short I am a slightly balmy, […]

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The monkey and the cake

YouTube moments. They happen all the time and I never manage to catch them on camera. Those little tableaux of ordinary life that make you kill yourself laughing. My husband and daughter (aged 6) were blissfully tucking into a large piece of chocolate cake. A very large monkey had his eye upon that cake and […]

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