Category Archives: child

When was the last time…

… you found yourself having fun in a tree? A couple of days ago – the best pressie we could arrange for my son on his 5th birthday was a visit to Point Walter (on the Swan River – Perth, … Continue reading

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“How do I join…

… the super powers club?” asks the XO of the Lads Alpha and Foxtrot, whilst they play ‘Super Power Gang’ games in the lads room with Mr Potato Head, Mr Carrot Head and a couple of other handpicked toys. “You … Continue reading

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My mother believes…

… her life can be measured by the ‘doors’ she’s been forced to pass through in her life. For the most part – I guess most of us simply go in one door and step out the other, as we … Continue reading

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