Tag Archives: 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 – …

Stair gate revelation

A stair gate.

This morning, I somehow managed to whack myself in the face with a stair gate. That’s quite some achievement, I’m sure you’ll agree. I feel I should explain how. I needed to use the plug socket on the landing at the top of the stairs. Tired and aching from yesterday’s game of five-a-side, I took …