Archive for: Pets and Other Wildlife

Nov 2nd, 2007

I really should fix that fly-screen

There’s a possum in the house! It wasn’t the least bothered by being caught in the act. All the lights were on and the kids were watching TV in the next room, so when I heard clattering in the kitchen I assumed they were raiding for after dinner snacks. When no-one answered my call of […]

Oct 22nd, 2007

Territorial disputes

David has a problem. Most evenings as he settles into bed another member of our family stages a sneak invasion of his bedroom. Samantha has decided that the top bunk is the perfect cat bed, neither Jack nor Tom can reach her there and hey! a whole bed all to herself, what more could a […]

Sep 29th, 2007

Quick! Look over there!

While I quickly document the stuff-up that was Friday… Wait a minute, you’re still here. Never mind I’ll leave the confession till the end of the post. Perhaps you’ll be bored by then and won’t bother reading it, she says assuming that anyone bothers reading any of the food diaries…interesting question – does anyone read […]

Sep 27th, 2007

Huntsman season is upon us.

Adam and the kids were in the lounge room watching The Two Towers tonight while I hid in the study. There comes a call summoning me, daddy is no good, this is a job for mum. What job would that be I hear you ask? Huntsman spider removal of course. Adam does cockroaches, I do […]

Aug 24th, 2007


Can’t have Jack feeling left out. Here we see his determination to fit a lot of cat into a smallish box… I has a box… Almost there… Ahhh. Head in. Comfy now.

Aug 23rd, 2007

Cat on tum.

Samantha, trying her best to prevent me using the keyboard. She stands on my tummy and kneads my shoulder. There’s claws with a vengeance. Ow.This post brought to you via extremely slow one-handed typing.