Archive for June, 2009

Three-step Tuesday

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Emily took three steps today from the end of the kitchen to Mum. She’s staggered one or two accidental steps before, these were her first considered steps. As with every childhood milestone reached: much jubilation despite impending chaos.

I had an iPhone

Monday, June 15th, 2009

It was beautiful. I liked everything about it except that it wouldn’t make calls. Today I took it to the curiously named “Vodacare” to whose abyssal service system I have committed my delicate device. Will it come back to me, I wonder?

Swan Lake

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

Grandpa and I took Jo and Sophie to see Swan Lake this afternoon. They loved it. Sophie sat on the edge of her seat (or stood) enthralled. As each movement drew to an end, if it had been a good one she held her arms up high over her head for the last few bars [...]

Happy Birthday Soph!

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

Yesterday was a lovely day. A cold and rainy inside-day, just right for playing with Lego, building puzzles and watching Peppa Pig. And watching Peppa Pig. And watching Peppa Pig. Sophie’s a wonderful little girl and watching her enjoy her birthday was a joy. Dialogue of the day: “Dad, that’s a really big one” “Jo, [...]