8 things to do on a rainy day

We have had a few rainy days of late and it has left me wondering if they leave anyone else slightly flummoxed with how to entertain their young. If you have a child that is able to sit still for the duration of a book or who is capable of creating with crafts you probably…

Red hot chilli pepper fools

What is it with boys and their desire to commit chilli malice on themselves and others? I knew a man once who if you asked him which flavour of Nandos chicken he preferred he couldn’t give you a straight answer, he had to qualify it. His answer was “Hot but if it’s a competition, extra…

Hello right back at you

After my last post and my foolish assumption that my son would fail to meet a bird at close enough proximity to satisfy his curiosity, we did in fact meet a bird and would have got to say hello if my son hadn’t lost his cool cookies and started shouting like he was being attacked…

I hello

This sentence is the current favourite with the youngest member of my family. He would like to say hello to all manner of people that he knows at any time of the day or night especially if he thinks that saying hello to any of these people might possibly result in him being left with a…