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Bad Daddy

If Darth Vader had been a good dad. blurppy.com I am a bad daddy. My wife is a bad mamãe.  My dad is a bad do doe (granddad) and my mum is a bad nana. How do I know this?  Because my son has told us all exactly how bad we are.  And the thing is I am...

The Next Football Sensation

Never touched him, ref! (Wikipedia) If Mr. T were ever to be a good footballer he would be able to choose on of 3 countries to play for.  If he were very good, he could choose to play for Brazil because that is where he was born. If he were average...

Parents and The Ashes

The Ashes Urn (Wikipedia) I am rejoicing. It is quite a strange feeling for me, but British sport seems to have developed a backbone and started to win stuff.  Following on from the successful Olympics last year the British and Irish (though mainly...

Playing With Language

Everyday now, Mr. T is gaining in confidence with his language skills.  I still don’t think he has realised that he is learning two different languages, but he is picking up more words and experimenting with more sounds all the time.  One of...

Round and Round the Garden

  Shaking hands (Zeevveez) While on holiday my folks taught Thomas, and reminded me, of two nursery rhymes that I had completely forgotten.  He loves both of them because they are accompanied by physical movements.  This means that not only do...

Ups and Downs

Image: jscreationzs / freedigitalphotos.net   Thomas and I were talking on Skype to my parents back in the UK the other day when they mentioned something that I had noticed in passing before.  Although he doesn’t have many words and he babbles...