I looked over earlier, spied my wife eating milk chocolate, decided to emulate the dog so knelt down in front of the settee. Getting no satisfaction I shifted position, into a wet patch Ruby dog had created not long previously. Continue reading Pecking order
In about a month's time, Dick… "He's behind youuu…!"
Most people faced with a day off, and family away during a school holiday week would, I'd guess, go insane and do all kinds of exciting things. Today I ran out of Earl Grey tea and burnt last night's pizza Continue reading Home Alone
It's late, the weekend is almost completed, and I ache from the successes during it. We recently found out the dining room carpet was damp. Chastising our lovely female cat is out of the question so last weekend I sliced Continue reading Weekend
NSFW. Perhaps. On Sunday evening, late on Sunday evening I took my youngest daughter to the town's Urgent Care Centre, to help with the onset of a sudden and particularly painful ear infection. We were there for just about 2-3/4 Continue reading Different
The Easter Bunny visited, distributed cunningly-hidden chocolate eggs throughout the Turner residence and left, but not before disposing of the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt pack cardboard in our card and paper recycling box. How very responsible; how very practical given Continue reading Easter Bunny
Today brought two lifetime achievements, three if you include a small amount of good-natured Schadenfreude. My mother-in-law is stopping over for a couple of nights. That's not it, no. My youngest daughter, 7-1/3 years old, just corrected her grandma's grammar.
Another sign personal responsibility is a thing of the past, this one related to the ubiquity of the mobile phone. It's an all-purpose privacy invader, child entertainer, burglar inviter, memory enhancer, space invader. In short, it's contributing to the decline Continue reading Privacy
My youngest daughter and I went to the movies again today, to watch Beauty and the Beast, a film my oldest had seen mid-week. In my own inimitable fashion I enjoyed the tale yet again, and ignored the chance that Continue reading Beauty And The Beast
I just finished making dinner for me and the girls and realised something quite profound. My web site has existed in various forms and at various hosts over the 20 years since I arrived online. That's not the important thing, Continue reading Obsolete