Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Electric sheep

Last night I hosted a toy library working bee at my house. Early this morning I was part of a futuristic SWAT team with Barack Obama, Sigourney Weaver and some other tall thin famous people. In our shuttle we donned helmets and leather superhero suits as we prepared to take on someone with seriously overdue toys.

Sunday, July 20, 2008

The consumption and development of brains

School holidays has overtaken my life but it is ok:
Yesterday as a 4 year-old chatted to me about playing Halo 2 (which is R16) on the xbox in his bedroom I was struck by the wide variety of options we have as parents. I expect he is better prepared than H & K for surviving a zombie apocalypse.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Winter whining

Where have I been? What have I been doing? Well mostly I haven't been posting because D has commandeered my lovely little laptop and turned it into a thing that is plugged into a huge screen I can't sit far enough away from which makes a horrible high pitched whining noise. And we all had awful 'flu. And I have new lenses in my glasses and I think they are not quite right.

As we drove back from the library today H listed all the things she thought of in order from most to least liked:
  1. Mummy [:-)]
  2. lego
  3. Pony [Kay's new toy]
  4. star [??]
  5. doing sudoku with Daddy
  6. Big Pig
  7. Fimble [her buddy]
  8. pink
  9. chocolate [to eat]
  10. yellow
  11. purple
  12. indigo
  13. orange
  14. blue
  15. black
  16. grey
  17. brown
  18. clear
  19. ice cream
  20. bananas
  21. mosquitoes
  22. planes
  23. sun [because it makes her too hot]