Archive for the 'School' Category

Bright sunshiny day

Friday, March 31st, 2006

For the moment it’s a bright sunshiny day. And it’s FRIDAY …

Barbeque weekend

Friday, June 17th, 2005

… That makes it a barbeque weekend, which means there won’t be an organic lamb chop to be had for love or money in any supermarket by 10am tomorrow …

High five

Thursday, June 16th, 2005

“Now Josie, listen to daddy, look at me. [Holding her gently by the shoulders] We’re going to wake up baby very quietly – look at me please – we’re going to go into baby’s room very quietly and quietly wake her up. No-one’s going to shout ‘Wake up, baby!’, okay?”

Myth of the perfect pancake

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

There is much confusion in the English speaking world on the subject of pancakes. As with snow, we’re limited to a single word to describe something which, if you actually get close enough for it to matter, displays startling variety. I did nothing to alleviate this confusion today, and have no doubt that having run [...]