Archive for the 'Sophie' Category

The girls discover TV

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

“Wow, girls, you’re watching Teletubbies!” “Yes, but it’s not the real one, Dad, you can’t pause it.” “That’s TV, darling, it works like that.” “I know Daddy and it never ends!” Isn’t visiting Granny & Grandpa amazing.

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 […]

Happy Birthday Sophie!

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Sophie woke at 4.15 and sat up in bed with a huge grin on her face refusing to go back to sleep …

When Josie and Sophie met Peter Rabbit

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

My brother Pete was visiting the day Granny and Grandpa took the girls to see Peter Rabbit. We got the full story played back on their return, then: Josie: Hey! Peter! I want to tell you something. Your name’s the same as Peter Rabbit’s! Peter: That’s right Josie. Michelle: And Jo, what’s Daddy’s other brother’s […]


Thursday, November 8th, 2007

One week in The Wild. No mobile reception, no interweb. Just perfect.

Yaaarrrr! Treehouse building – yaaarrr!

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

Yes, it’s another blog about treehouses …

Strawberry conditioner

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007

We went out for lunch today and to start Sophie had two giant-sized capuccinos and two berry smoothies poured over her head when she bumped the waitress’s tray. Miraculously she’s not burned – just a slight redness on forehead and thigh. Perhaps a smoothie landed first. She spent the rest of the day looking like […]

Daddy training

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007

I am an exceptionally poor poker player …

Waffling along

Monday, July 16th, 2007

We invested in a waffle iron this weekend …

Much better now

Friday, July 13th, 2007

We thought we were going to end up back in hospital on Wednesday, but hung in there …