Sunscreen rage

Waiting to go out. Relaxing by the pool. Standing on the beach. Playing in the park. It can strike anywhere. Sunscreen rage. It’s a bit like ‘Supermarket Rage’ or ‘Restaurant Rage’, it strikes fear into the hearts of parents in hot climates. “Swim gear?”  – “check” “Towel?”  – “check” “Hat?” – “check” “Beach gear?” – […]

Fathers Day

Father’s Day is done. We have been out for dinner. I’m knackered. I retreat to my bedroom and relax on the bed. It’s 7.30pm. I watch TV as the boys play loudly outside my room. I know I don’t have long before I am up and going through the bedtime routine. The ‘go to bed’ […]


It was the biggest fucking thing I have ever seen. Hairy. 8 long legs. Silent. Still. Waiting. For. Me. I don’t know what kind it was. I don’t really care. It was so big I could see it’s eyes. I don’t use the word ‘hate’ much. But I hate spiders. Especially ones that are waiting […]