Monthly Archives: February 2008

A Dad’s dinner

What do you expect when you pay generously for a couple of nights in a child-friendly hotel on the Cornish coast? – peace and quiet? – yummy food? – more Boden per square inch than you can shake a fist … Continue reading

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A Life More Ordinary

Well, apart from the guinea pigs getting divorced, things are much the same here. I barely see the house in daylight. Ben’s roaming free and tells (afterwards, when it’s too late to veto) of solo bike rides around country lanes. … Continue reading

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More from Bloody Dad

Ben is ploughing through his latest Anthony Horowitz novel and dutifully he’s telling me about the swear word count – a lot of ‘hells’, several ‘bloodys’ and even one ‘bitch’. He spells the words out to me to avoid any … Continue reading

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Packet of ten – a word from Dad

I bought a packet of cigarettes today. It’s a filthy habit, I know. What’s worse, I haven’t smoked for the best part of 30 years. And I paid over the odds – ten quid for a packet of fags! So … Continue reading

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Dib Dib Dabble

The children have started beavers/cubs. We suggested it, as the venue is just at the back of our house. We don’t have to take them or fetch them, and we’re anticipating lots of weekend campouts for them, without us. My … Continue reading

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