Family life

Kids are weird

Three children leaning into washing on a line. Kids are weird.

I’ve come to the conclusion that kids are weird. It has taken me nine years and three children to reach this verdict, but I definitely believe it to be the case. Of course, I’ve long suspected young humans of being a bit odd and have witnessed plenty of compelling evidence since becoming a dad – …

Getting back in the swim

In the swim: a swimming pool.

It’s funny how certain things can completely confound your expectations at times. Take last weekend, for example. It was my turn to take youngest to her new weekly swimming lesson early on Saturday morning. While I was, of course, looking forward to spending time with her it’s fair to say that the time and venue …