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I won’t be around to comment on everyone else’s Friday Fragments till early next week, we’re off camping at the beach for the weekend – wish us good weather and kid-friendly surf!
Monday morning’s car trip to school conversation went like this – Tom: Mum, how old do you have to be to mumble mumble mumble? Me: I can’t understand what you’re asking. Tom: *repeats* Me: It’s like you’re speaking a foreign language! Tom: How old do you have to be to have sex? Me: *enlightenment dawns, he was spelling S-E-X and I just wasn’t parsing it because I wasn’t expecting it*
I do love these philosophical challenges pre-caffeine and with only 2 minutes to adequately answer the question. I think I said something about the age of consent in NSW and the fact that even if you’re “old enough” it’s not whether you’re allowed to that matters, it’s whether both you and the person you’re with really want to and if you both feel ready for the sort of commitment that being that intimate entails – only with smaller words.
From David’s page in his school yearbook
- People I Most Admire: My dad because he does medieval re-enactment.
- When I Grow Up I Want To Be: A happy adult.
- Where I See Myself in 10 Years: Successful.
Caitlin won first prize in the singing section of the school talent quest and Tom came third 🙂
We watched The Fifth Element with the kids on Wednesday night, they hadn’t seen it before because David has always vociferously protested that he Does. Not. Want. and we’ve always given in and watched something else instead. It was the same with Star Wars way back when, we practically had to hold him in a headlock on the couch to make him watch it. Apparently if it’s something Dad and Mum like it couldn’t possibly be good. But on Wednesday Adam and I told him we were watching whether he liked it or not and when he said he’d go sit in the study we were even meaner and told him he had to sit in the lounge room.
When we got to the bit where the Diva is singing and Leeloo starts kicking butt Tom got very excited and said “I love it when the girl is not the damsel in distress!”
Oh, and do believe David quite enjoyed the movie after all. I apologized for making him sit through it and he said “Yes, it was a bit silly.”
Feeling like doing a virtual culinary tour of Sydney? Check out the list of Sydney food bloggers at the end of Helen’s post about the Sydney Food Bloggers’ Christmas Party.
I HAVE to cook this sometime: Momofuku Bo Ssäm (slow roasted pork)
Continuing the food theme and adding maths to the mix – The Mobius strip bagel. I don’t usually eat bagels but I think I may need to go buy some just for this.