On Friday 15 March 2019, millions of students around the world participated in school strikes to speak out about climate change. If you believed the mainstream media news services and politicians, you would probably think the kids skipped school, yelled at the clouds, and then took off for a fast-food […]
That time the spawnlings abandoned me for NERF, leaving me open and vulnerable for a fan who recognised me!!
Sinister’s school class had an excursion yesterday. All the way over to the Sydney Writer’s Festival. His teacher was rather considerate and even gave us a list of writers appearing on the day, including Liz Pichon. For those minions who do not have pre-teen spawnlings reading and doodling all over […]
We DON’T live in a technological age. Too many stupid minions don’t really want it. But there are people out there who want to help your spawnlings learn to code. Find them. Now.
Our school Administrator is trolling me. I’m absolutely certain of it. This year – I promised EG Dad and Sinister to be on my best behaviour and NOT antagonise the Troll. No stomping over her bridge, so to speak. And then it all started at the beginning of the year […]
Going a bit ‘old school’ today and pulling this belated award from a parent I corrupted at school drop-off last week. Welcome to our fold, Sandra. Though, the following example of your work is more than fine start. Almost every spawnling will forget something in the school bag at some […]
Sinister is back at school on Wednesday. Nefarious starts next Monday. And I’ll be left alone with Zaltu. The Goddess of Strife herself. All 5 months of her. So of course, I started looking at Mummy-and-Me classes. Let’s see what’s available in our area: 101 Baby Electronics? Nope Baby Bounce-off-the-Walls? Not […]
Last week, I was asked to be an escort on Sinister’s school excursion to a Marine Education Centre. After laughing long and hard about the idea of ME being a ‘responsible, supervising parent’ – I accepted. I can’t guarantee that I’ll ever be invited again. Considering how it ended, that […]
The Romans have a lot to answer for. They perfected the art of assimilation. It is no coincidence that the Borg in Star Trek have the same name as a Maltese family I am related to. Either way, resistance is futile. Have a look at their religion. Basically, take a […]