Toilet Humour

I’ll be honest, I don’t get it but it would seem to me that from about the age of 2 until around about the age of 100 boys suffer from an incurable amusement with all things bathroom related. Notably bums, poo, wee and farts. Hilarious, or so I’m told. The louder the sound, the more…

You are not my best friend

We are currently very firmly in a “best friend” phase. Everything is based on and related to best friendship. It’s a moniker handed out like a medal if your performance manages to impress the judge and it’s taken away for behaviours that are not wished to be encouraged. Sharing your ice cream with him, even…

The White Stuff

I’m talking about milk! We’ve stopped drinking it, and when I say we, I mean he. I can’t remember a time that I haven’t been told that milk causes congestion. Whenever we were sick with any kind of mucus based illness as children we were taken off milk for the duration, I have no idea whether it made a…

Bookmarking 101

I have never before considered a bookmark a mysterious creation, or one that has unfathomable powers that might confound a young child. I was wrong. The bookmark as a concept is apparently quite difficult to come to terms with. Him: “Which book?” Me: “Any book.” Him: “I can’t find this any book?” Me: “I mean…