It is past time to admit that all successful professional individual sport athletes are drug cheats. How many years of yesterday’s winners being uncovered as cheats before we realise they are just the future trajectory of today’s heroes? How many times do busted athletes have to say “everyone was doing it and it seemed to […]Read more "They are all cheats. Yes, even that person."
I’ve started to write this blog several times. Each time it has spiralled out of control as I attempted to cover all the bases – look at supporting facts from all sides, make a call based on the evidence I could find and then branch into never-ending loops of options. So instead I’m going for […]Read more "Being fat online"
Just a light piece to get some distance from the previous post! Picking up from daycare, 4yo wants to relieve herself in the grown-up toilet before we leave Dad: Do you need help going to the loo? Jas: I can do it all myself. Get out! Dad: OK, I’ll wait outside. Jas: Nooo! Don’t wait […]Read more "Conversations you can’t win – Part 5"
Mum: Who are we seeing today? Jasmine: Auntie Bev and Auntie David! Mum: Uncle David! Jasmine: I don’t know his real name Dad: Girls are Aunties, boy are Uncles. Uncle Mark & Auntie Fiona, Uncle Eddie, Auntie Roni, Auntie Janet & Auntie Vicki! Jasmine: Why are there two girls together?Read more "Because they love each other"
Jasmine (4yo): I pashed Matthew. Dad (35yo): [choking] You did what? Jasmine: I said to Matthew, I pashed you. Dad: You said to Matthew that you pashed him? Jasmine: [yelling to make herself understood, like an American in a Spanish country] I said to Matthew, pash you! Dad: You’re four! How do you even know […]Read more "You pashed WHO? Conversations too early"
Daughter: You didn’t hear me Mum Mum: Yes, yes Daughter: Because you’re blonde Mum: Excuse me? [Clean version] Daughter: Because your got blonde hair covering your ears Dad: PMSLRead more "Because you’re blonde"
Dad turns TV off. 4 yo Jas comes in from painting outside. Jas: Hey! I was watching that. Dad: You don’t even know what was on! Jas: One best friend, one best Ed on Rollercoaster on ABC3, Dad! Dad: Errr… OK Jas: Silly Dad!Read more "Conversations you can’t win – Part 4"