These are a few of my favourite things

Lovely Katie Marcar took this photo. And it’s special to me. Because this is one of my favourite things, and I don’t have any other photos of it.

- showing the little kids the double bass.


Our master neologist has struck again.

Lucinda calls these “Bikings.”


Flattery will get you everywhere.

After a slightly disastrous bit of manscaping on the day I am having a portrait taken, I was trying to disguise the damage I had caused. I tried putting a hat on. I thought it improved the whole look from disaster to merely “Mishap”.

Me: “Lucinda, does this look better?”
Lucinda: “You still look like a bug eyed dog begging for pizza. But it’s slightly better.”


Audrey thought I needed a wig.


Nick’s 50th

Josh made me this video!

Kim made me one too, but I havent put it on YouTube yet. Stay Tuned.

Get your skates on!

Audrey has made her own skates: Lego train carriages, and paper.

Audrey's home made skates: Lego and paper.

Audrey’s home made skates: Lego and paper.

Audrey's home made skates: Lego and paper.

Audrey’s home made skates: Lego and paper.

Feeling grateful

Some days you just feel very grateful for the friends you have. Like now, hanging this painting by my friend Bruce Taylor. What a birthday present.



Unaccompanied Major Deal

Lucinda spent the weekend in Adelaide with Paige, Karen, Phil, Corrie, Zac, Amelia, Luke and all in Adelaide, flying unaccompanied minor. See the wristbands, worn as a badge of pride!

Unacompannied Minor

Two ways to get to school

This post has a video in it which might take a while to download, depending on the link you have. It’s about 6M. On the way to school, there is a steep hill as the path goes under St Georges Rd. The video shows how 2 different daughters navigate the same path to

get to school.