I was intrigued when I first saw this poster. Then kinda disappointed.
I miss Littlefoot. Or rather, I miss my children.
That’s not to say my children aren’t around. They live here with me. We spend lots of time together. They’re just a little older, and ever more interesting. But I miss the eight and six year old them too. They are the kids that loved “The Land That Time Forgot” and saw the world with a beautiful innocence.
I was reflecting the other day, on how my parents miss me (and my other long distant siblings) and it made me realise how much I will miss my own kids when the time comes for them to leave. But I only just realised that I miss them already. So maybe we prepare ourselves for the final separation, by learning to cope with the loss of all their other ages, as we go along.
And the last episode. A chance to practice your French. Look out for the sheep. Priceless.
Couldn’t resist posting this headline. Two 11 year old pupils who drew a giant penis on a school lawn using weed killer two years ago can still admire their work from satellite photos now posted on the internet.
Now that’s worth telling your grandchildren about. I always wished I could be so inventive – or brave. Instead my friend Bruce was the author of all the jolly japes and bizarre leaps of imagination. Continue reading
Although I’m a card carrying atheist, I still feel the need to continue searching for enlightenment.
As someone brought up in “the Truth” (as Jehovah’s Witnesses call it) I get the occassional caller at the door. They generally seem not just reasonable but positively saintly, until you get to the small print. I recently got sent a copy of one of the Jehovah’s Witnesses current pamphlets entitled The End of False Religion is Near. Apart from the apocalyptic title this starts off pretty well. It kind of makes simple sense. Continue reading
In an idle moment this weekend I was browsing through my blog stats at wordpress.com when my attention was caught by the search terms log which tell you the words people typed into their search engine to reach your site. Among the regular weird stuff (even the most innocent searches come up with some bizarre strings of words), I found that someone had reached this site by using the search string “wales grand slam testicles cut off”. Continue reading