Tag Archives: Peppa Pig

Five TV mashups I’d like to see

Several old remote controls with the words "Five TV mashups I'd like to see" superimposed.

I love the abandoned play scenes that youngest leaves. The most recent one featured Captain America watching an episode of Shimmer and Shine. I quite like the idea of the most earnest of the Avengers enjoying the antics of two frankly useless genies. It would make a great mashup actually. This got me thinking – …

Peppa Pig does The Walking Dead

The original poster for The Walking Dead with Daddy Pig superimposed.

It recently struck me that thee are quite a few unlikely similarities between the two TV shows I watch the most. Namely The Walking Dead and Peppa Pig. What could a compelling survival drama and an irritating anthropomorphic pig possibly have in common, I hear you ask. Well here’s the evidence I’ve gathered so far. …

Word up, Amelie!

A toddler eating some cake.

It’s been a while since I wrote a post about Amelie, so it’s high time for an update. She is now 17 months old and continues to make her presence felt at every turn. The most noticeable development recently has been her speech. The baby babble is starting to sound less like scribble talk and …

Mud kitchens: why?

Soldiers in army training. Or they could be in a school mud kitchen.

Education has changed greatly since I was at school. The curriculum is much more structured and my sons know a hell of a lot more than I did at both their ages. It’s not all progress though. There is something that has become ‘a thing’ in recent years that’s driving me round the bend. Mud kitchens. They …

Tiny temper

Xander with a right face on him

I knew this day would come. It did with Dylan and there was no reason to expect Xander to somehow dodge this inevitable landmark, but it’s still caught me off guard. He’s started giving us hints of what he’s going to be like when he’s angry. And, yes, the early indications are that we’re not …

Alexander the Great

A baby boy trying to crawl.

It recently struck me that I haven’t written much about Xander of late. How rude! Dylan’s long-awaited achievements of speaking and sleeping in a proper bed have dominated rather. So the littlest member of the household has taken a back seat. Well this post is going to be all about him. So how’s the little fella …

Tears to cheers

Dylan has been a little mardy of late; it’s understandable though as he’s got more teeth coming through. I know how much my wisdom teeth hurt when they sporadically push through so it must be agony for him. Other than doing our best to alleviate his pain, we’ve found ourselves doing some weird things to cheer …