Each year the Sydney Brickshow is an absolute hit with the kids AND the bigger kids. It’s a huge exhibition for Lego fans to show off their designs. This is not an official Lego show; these are fans who create displays that combine sets with free play – just like every spawnling dreams!
DEAR is sooooo Apr 12. Today we celebrated DEAD with a dead artist – birthday boy, Leonardo da Vinci!
Horrible Histories know how to make pirates grossly appealing to kids – even at the Museum! Make it honest; Make it gross; Make it fun. Maritime Museum (Sydney) has all of that but only until 27 Apr 2016.
I am in a fair amount of pain, with a suspected broken wrist (scaphoid fracture). Right now, I have a lot of empathy for any parent who is suffering. Broken bones, gastro bouts, head lice… But nothing beats Children Live Action Shows. They are loud. They are bright. They […]
Last week, Sinister did all the prep work for his terrarium: Cleaning; and Foundation Layers. Now it is time to bring life to his project! Not all of these plants are going in – and especially not all of the Maidenhair Fern! Sinister is also doing a smaller ‘back-up terrarium’ in […]
Dear Swimming Mum, You self-entitled git. Usually, I care not about other parents at the pool. You brought your little spawnling to the pool. You are essentially teaching them to swim AND spending time with them** so I don’t usually complain about that front. But when you interfere with others […]
If you really want to create your own world to conquer and command, you need to do some prep work. For those tuning in for the first time (slackers): Sinister has chosen to build his own self-sustaining terrarium for a science project. He has already researched what he needs and […]
I know, I know. Forensic Fridays took a weeeeeee holiday of late. However, they are starting up again. And mostly because of Sinister (now 9yo). We have returned to school (in fact, we are Week 3, I think), and already the EG-spawnling has received a rather hefty assignment (more on his […]
I survived the Back To School Shop. That should be emblazoned on a tshirt and worn with pride. With a bloody medal. Bloody because my wounds are still fresh. And you should see the other guy. Right now, we are T-minus one week to school starting. To be frank, we […]
Sweet spawnling awake until 10pm? Or hellish afternoon that ends at 7pm? Which would you choose?