Archive for December, 2005

Just 2005

Saturday, December 31st, 2005

2005 is nearly over so I thought – in the brief time left to me while the Three are sleeping and I’m still entirely sober – that I’d treat you to one of those obligatory retrospective glimpses …

Late Christmas presents are the tastiest

Friday, December 30th, 2005

Thanks Ben & Anna! Today’s top conversation: “Josie do you know where we’re going today?” “To the park!?” “No we’re going to get noodles. Where do we get noodles?” “From noodle shop!” “No, we go to Wagamamas.” “Wagamamas … ” “Yes, that’s right Jo.” “Yes, that’s right! And Wagajosie … and Wagasophie … ” Mirth-induced [...]

Dan comes to visit

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Dan came to visit today and brought his Mum and Dad with him. It was good to catch up with the Midgleys - Dan’s growing fast and they’re all doing very well. There was also a spot of drain cleaning in my day; a blocked drain with a frozen scum layer over the top, but the [...]

Gallery updated

Wednesday, December 28th, 2005

Three new albums in the gallery

Day in Loo

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

Boxing Day’s my favourite day of the year. Let’s be honest, the preceding couple of days are really something of a trial …

Merry Christmas

Sunday, December 25th, 2005

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas

Burning issues

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

I swear she could see it. She was so focussed and anxious that I was convinced something nearer by was burning. I started searching the skyline and buildings in that direction for signs of flames.

The way it is

Friday, December 16th, 2005

“That’s right. And what’s Mummy’s other name?”

There is no work-life balance

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

I have decided, while brushing my teeth having finished off the previous post which was a multi-day task under the circumstances, that the whole idea of a work/life balance is bollocks …

I can deal with a lot but DO NOT turn off the Internet

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

Michelle’s quite ill so I’ve been working from home since Friday – it turns out that doing a full day’s work while looking after the Three makes for a long day. I’ve learned to use the mute button on my mobile to good effect …