Tag Archives: Men

There’s something to be said…

.. about the ability to turn your own hands to making something. Anything! Even more so, if that making has meaning. It might not have actual practical use in today’s modern world on some levels – but your involvement in … Continue reading

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“Last Dog!”…

… you scream a muffled declaration through your facemask to the fire team clustered around you! This is the ‘GET READY!’ signal to the team, that you’re set to open the door.  Your pressed hard up against a steel hatch, … Continue reading

Posted in control, damage control, Emergency Stations, fear, life, macho, Mates, Military, other half, parenthood, partners, Royal Australian Navy, Uncategorized, Warships, wife, Women, work, yarn | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Not all that long ago…

…I found myself in a major shopping centre Parents Room having just done that ‘nappy change thing’ on our son, and I was trying to put the little bundle of joy back into his jump suit. Unfortunately, I haven’t mastered … Continue reading

Posted in child, Family, funny, husbands, messy, parenthood, partners, people, Perth, true story, Uncategorized, yarn | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments