Let me tell you a story….. Once upon a time, there was a mum. She had four children – all girls. Unfortunately. her husband was unable to provide her with the magic y-sperm that would provide a penis-wielding human into the family. The mum was a little upset about this – because…. hormones. Specifically estrogen….
Hold onto your hats folks – WE ARE GETTING NEW DIGS! OKAY – I wrote this 2 years ago – on April 2nd 2015 (and never published it – that’s how I roll – lots of writing, no publishing!)
We are not much of an indoors family. The house is too small (8 squares to be exact – although I am not sure how big a ’square’ is!). There are too many of us. There is only one toilet (need I say more….). The Mornington Peninsula is a glorious place to live, with many…
You know when you have a child, or know a person that is ONE OF A KIND? Someone who is unconditionally faithful, loyal, loving, caring, astute and OHMYGOD – STRONG, yet humble, quiet, confused and odd? No? I do.
T’was the night before my birthday, and bedtime for the tribe. “Goodnight”, I said, “I’ll see you all tomorrow night”. (I was off to work in the morning, leaving at 0415hrs, and getting home around 1800hrs – I KNOW!). There was much hurried dull roaring whispering, and a flurry of activity behind me, as they…
My tribe eats a fair bit. they seem to be “staarving’! These are a a firm favourite in our house – often whipped out for an after-school snack, lunch-box lunch, or a weekend lunch!
I took Madison for a quick surf a few nights ago at “The Pines” – a lovely spot out near Shoreham.
It appears that I have two distinctly different varieties of children. the water babies – cannot get enough of water and beach the complete opposite – will endure water/beach if they must