Tag Archives: rant

Jul 22nd, 2009

Bloody hell, even the lollies are gendered

I went to the supermarket this afternoon and decided I’d pick up some special treats for the kids because it’s school holidays (ok and maybe for me too). I ventured into the confectionery aisle, something I rarely do after having been trained to avoid it like the plague by years of shopping with nagging children, […]

Feb 23rd, 2009

It’s been one of those days

It took me about an hour tonight to offload to Adam all my angst about today. Poor man. Work was busy but good, though I was 2 cups of coffee short by the time I was heading back to pick the kids up from school. This may have had a detrimental effect on the rest […]

Dec 28th, 2008

Well, that was extraordinarily frustrating

Santa brought Guitar Hero World Tour for the kids this year. It was unpacked and set up with much excitement…and then nothing, the game wouldn’t start up, we couldn’t get the PS2 to read the disc. Great. We know it’s not the player, all the other games still work just fine. Rather naively, as it […]

Dec 10th, 2008

Someone should do something

Let me paint a picture for you. Your child is starting kindergarten next year. Perhaps this is your first child to be heading off to school, perhaps it’s your last, either way the kid is looking forward to it. You and your partner have got the school holiday child care juggling act all figured out […]

Dec 4th, 2008

Dear member of the shopping public

When you are talking to people who are working or shopping in a sci-fi/fantasy bookshop it might be wise to keep to yourself opinions such as this: “Anyone who buys a sonic screwdriver or a lightsabre, without the excuse of a 3 year old to give it to, is someone who is in desperate need […]

Jul 22nd, 2008

Woe is me

I’d like to put in a complaint to the universe. I keep getting sick and I’ve had enough! I feel like I haven’t had more than a few days in a row well in 6 weeks or more. I’m not sure if I’ve had several different bugs or if it’s just the same one recurring […]

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