Category Archives: Family Life

Gogo’s Crazy Bones

My son was crazy about Gogos for a while, so we drew these silhouettes for printing on stickers etc. You’re free to use these illustrations in any way you wish.

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Everything on Your Plate

Yesterday evening, we had guests for dinner. JB (5 yrs) was over tired and over excited. Perhaps that is why he was being particularly fussy about his food. L (my wife): Eat up! Everything on your plate is something you … Continue reading

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Something Else That’s True

JB is 5 years old: I’ll tell you something else that’s true: Volcanoes don’t have wheels.

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JB-isms

Useful child-speak: Barger-Coo: Barbeque Bixit: Biscuit Blank: Naked (e.g. blank feet = bare feet) Booblies: Blue Berries Eleventy Hundred: A Favourite Number Granny Pommit: Pommy Grannit Harbest Vegetable: Harvest Festival Mixit: Music Tainainer: Container Dee Bee: DVD, TV or CD … Continue reading

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Not Enough Water!

JB (now 5 years old) complained that there was not enough water in the tapless end his bath. With a wry smile, I suggested that he use a beaker to bail water from the deeper tap-end into the shallower end.  After … Continue reading

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So Close

JB (my 4-year old): CAT and RUG. They rhyme, don’t they?

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With Rough On Them

About a week ago I was going to pick up something from the chip shop for tea. I asked JB (my 4-year old son) what he wanted. JB: “Um… Chips and Sausages with Rough on them.” Apparently he meant battered sausage.

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It’s Even Got…

JB is my 4 year old. His mother made him a chocolate milkshake, with a blob of ice-cream floating in it. However, at first sight, JB obliviously misidentified the ice-cream. With glee he announced: It’s even got bread in it! … Continue reading

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I Will See My Skeleton

This week JB, my 4-year old said to me: When I die, I’ll be able to see my skeleton, won’t I Daddy? I wasn’t sure were to begin with this one.

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One of the Best Days…

…ever.

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