Archive for the 'Family' Category

Josie, Mr Smith & The Watchers

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

On Monday we went to Kirstenbosch to meet up with … uhh … let’s just say Mr & Mrs Smith. It was fun to catch up with Patrick and Dallah and little Samuel.

MGW celebrates another year of growing more lovely

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

It’s been a good day …

It’s a day to remember …

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Emily stood up in her cot and our dear, sweet, Josie said “Ag, man.”

I’d feel guilty if I was just letting my kids watch telly, but I’m making them. It’s a whole other thing.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

It’s end-of-summer hayfever time …

Friday smile

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

We’re all looking forward to getting away for a while next week. Before then, though, Sophie has her first overnight EEG; I have my first overnight in a hospital Lazyboy. It’ll be a bit like business class before lie-flat beds, I definitely have the better deal.

Doff turns Ninety

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

She’s certainly not “unchanged” in the Bilbo Baggins sense, but “well-preserved” doesn’t remotely do justice to my gran at ninety. She’s a spritely 90, a vibrant 90; a little more wrinkly than last year perhaps; short but not as short as the pic suggests – I liked the lighting, but she’s rather unfairly surrounded by […]

I’m not a fan of newborn pics

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Our little girl was born at 9pm last night …

If you thought the day’s silence meant something had happened you’d be wrong

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Day five and still no sign of the little critter popping out.

Oh bovver

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

“Oh … bovver” is Sophie’s latest plaintive lament when such lament is appropriate. MGW and I have moved beyond plaintive laments. Time for this baby to pop out. Josie was born on her due date; Sophie was born on the 8th day after her due date. We’re at due day + 3 and powerless, clueless […]

Due day+1 and nothing to report .. so far

Friday, August 29th, 2008

So where is this flipping baby everyone’s talking about?