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Wait for it.. here it comes!

I enjoy having my ego stroked as much as the next person. So when people ask me how old my children are, I love saying my eldest son is 20 … Continue reading

May 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

The definition of disappointment

… as discovered by my almost five year old son, Henry. Picture a party scene for my sister’s 50th birthday… with a help-yourself buffet of gourmet delights. Enter Henry, heaping … Continue reading

May 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lost in translation.. yet again!

Exhibit A – arranging an interview and photograph of an emergency doctor for a national magazine, via email: Doc: Interview later this afternoon. I’m free tomorrow afternoon if you need … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hair today, gone tomorrow (aka don’t play with fire!)

Note to self: Do not play with lighters. Do not play with candles. Do not lean in close to aforementioned lighter when lighting aforementioned candle when it’s windy. For your … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

They come in threes

I’ve been in a new work role in a large health organisation for four months and I’m still learning who’s who in the zoo and where everything is located. So … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

How to lose and regain (ish) your fingerprints in 23 (relatively) easy steps

Step 1: Quite by chance, find one of your favourite figurines hidden at back of cupboard with head knocked off. Step 2: Correctly accuse your sweet six year old of … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lost in translation… again

“There are words I shouldn’t say around you and dad,” my almost six year old daughter, Matilda, said to me tonight. Me, worried: “Umm.. like what?” Matilda: “Like stupid.” Me, … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment