Archives for December 2006


In the sidebar, I did it! Finished the never-ending shawl πŸ™‚ Only a week late, as Big is already fond of pointing out. πŸ˜‰ Ah well. Got other things to do tonight, like eat and sleep, so I’ll wish you all a very happy new year, and sign off til 2007 πŸ˜€ eta piccie taken […]

A camping kettle and a flask

is what you need when your kettle packs up πŸ˜‰ We seem to be suffering from electrical gremlins just now – the kettle demised yesterday, and one of the phone handsets is stubbornly refusing to charge. Lack of a kettle in this house is a traumatic event – we both drink copious quantities of hot […]

Boys or Girls

Spotted on a site run by boys, ( Sadly, I think this speaks for itself, but it could just mean that boys are sloppy and careless.  

For Jonathan

πŸ˜‰ My Peculiar Aristocratic Title is: Reverend Countess Jax the Weird of Burton-le-Coggles Get your Peculiar Aristocratic Title First seen at Merry‘s

Yesterday’s worst disaster

that would have been when Small kicked one of Big’s teeth out then πŸ˜‰ It was wobbly beforehand, but she was still rather (loudly) traumatised. I hope she didn’t get blood on the sheets, as they aren’t our sheets, we were over in Meltham. Other than that it was a pretty uneventful evening. Once the […]

Oops – Part The Second

Jax may have missed “Christmas 3 – Revenge Of The Grandparents” but there were pictures, so that should console her. My favourite part was where Small started to disappear into his sack as the level dropped and his excitement increased.   Avid readers may recall that last year Jax and I were given a hamper […]


I missed Christmas πŸ™ This would be Christmas mark 3? The one where my parents gave the children stuff. And me. And Tim I assume, although I didn’t see any presents for him. It’s not been a good day. I feel like a pretty crap mother, partner and daughter tonight. I think I’ll go to […]

Rubbish Christmas – The Competition

First Prize: A tomato ketchup container shaped like a tomato. Two Runners-Up Prizes: Special Poundland® tokens, entitling the recipient to purchase any item on sale in the store. Please submit your entries using the comments box below. The winners will be the givers or recipients of the presents judged most rubbish by me. My decision […]

It was good

thank you for asking πŸ˜‰ Quick round up, as on the way out, I disinterred something large from the pile at the side of the bed, and that means that I now can’t see the bed πŸ™ Parents popped in for first present giving on Sat morning – outfits for Christmas day. Small is short […]

A day of odd conversations

with the man over the road in the little shop I’ve never been in in the six years we’ve lived here. You try explaining that you’re buying washers to make robots with! with parents, children and Tim about arm length and body size after the 3-4 year old trousers for Small were ridiculously oversized. This […]

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