Category Archives: Baby talk

“Your TomTom say ‘Ting-ting-ting’!”

When planning for our camper van trip in Tasmania, one of the things we had to contend with was that Z had to be in a child seat. And the vehicle had only one seat that was allowed for a … Continue reading

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On dying of old age.

I was telling Z to be careful about something (I forget what) or she might die. “What’s ‘die’?” “It’s like going to sleep and never waking up. You can’t move, you can’t see, you can’t hear, you can’t eat, you … Continue reading

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Bathroom mat fries

I show Z the waffle-cut potatoes I had prepared before baking. She said, “looks like bathroom mat”. Which, of course, they did.

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Ambitions

We brought Z to our office on the last working day of the year. The office was quiet as most people were on leave. But there were still some colleagues around. One colleague commented that Z was “good” sitting there … Continue reading

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Not the way Peanut Butter Cups are made

Z loves the Reese’s Peanut Butter cups. And Peanut Butter sandwiches. I bought some Reese’s snack packs which had a mix of Reese’s Pieces (like M&M but with peanut butter filling instead of chocolate), pretzels, some kind of nut (hazelnut … Continue reading

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“Chikok! Chikok!”

Z took the headlight (a torch/lamp you strap onto your head, not the lights at the front of the car), and was making camera sounds as she pretended to take pictures with her make-believe camera that was the headlight. Somehow, … Continue reading

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Four Years on…

Four years is not a long time. But the last four has seemed like a lifetime… I might say. If I were doing stand-up on the trials and tribulations of married life. And fatherhood. Actually, the last two and a … Continue reading

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