Tag Archives: school

Nov 23rd, 2009

Mondays aren’t usually this bad

Today I have dealt with more than my fair share of angst. I got up this morning with some no small effort and went to check on Tom’s fish tank. I hadn’t done this for nearly a week, Tom had been very responsible with feeding his fish and I’ve been kind of busy. In Tom’s […]

Nov 22nd, 2009

Market day

We held Christmas markets at the school today. In 40 degree heat. (That’s 104F for you non-metric types.) I shared a stall with a friend, it was our first markets for both of us so we had no idea how it would go. Thank FSM that Simone had organised a table cloth and clever deployment […]

Nov 12th, 2009

School talent quest

This year I had two little performers doing their thing at the school talent quest, both of them practiced hard and both of them were fabulous (I may be a little biased here of course.) Tom was persuaded to sing without any music, here’s his rendition of the first half of “I Will Survive.” Click […]

Nov 4th, 2009


I am grateful for flexible working arrangements that allow Adam and I to take the following circumstances in our stride: Last night Adam went to the pub after work and left his car at work over-night.I was giving a talk about the P&C at kindy orientation this morning between 9:15 and 10:30am.Caitlin was attending a […]

Jun 24th, 2009

Bootstraps, I has ’em

Now I just need to work out how to haul myself up by them. Some of you may have noticed a distinct lack of new content around these parts of late (go on, please say you’ve noticed?), poor old June has a mere 3 posts to its name! I think it’s time I did something […]

May 4th, 2009

Sports carnivals make me think of poetry

It’s cross country carnival time tomorrow for my kids. Consequently David has a bad cold (every. single. year. he manages this, it’s a talent I tell you), Caitlin is busily making props for cheering while stressing out about the fact that she is slow despite her teacher’s assurances that small people are always the fast […]