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Some back story to set the scene – didi is the colloquial Mandarin word for penis. As usual, this morning I was having a shower with Dexie. He was doing what little boys do when they don’t have their nappy on, when he looked at me and asked “Your didi?” Presumably he wondered where my [...]
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We seem to have an issue with Willow at the moment – she has no fear of strangers. The other day after taking her to see a movie, we stopped to look in some shops. I turned my back and she’d started telling an elderly man trying on shoes, about the movie. When we were [...]
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Willow wanted to know what was on the inside of the sun. We told her that it was very hot, hotter than she could imagine. I then said that she couldn’t land on it because she would be burnt to a crisp. “Wow,” was her reply. “That would be irritating.” Yes, it would be very [...]
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Dexie’s new name for himself is Digga. It seems to be a combination of D and go in Dexie-speak. Here is the little chap wearing a t-shirt that his mummy used to wear. My younger auntie gave it to me when I was quite young and Willow wore it when she could fit into it…
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Sitting on the courtyard steps sharing iceblocks with the children. They ‘clink’ their iceblocks and say “Cheers!”.
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I want my children to learn humility, compassion and grace. I want to be a good example of those qualities.
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Ok, so I’m not a whiz with the camera and we only have a point and shoot, but I love this photo. If I kneel or squat down, Dexie will copy me. This time he posed for me. Mind the scratch on his face, he fell over yet again. Just before I took this photo [...]
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Willow put my boots on tonight and said, “look mummy, I’m a mummy!”
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A dressed up for work today, putting on a suit and tie since they had photos. I made a big fuss because I like to see him dressed up. When he left for work, Willow came back from giving him a cuddle at the door and told me “Daddy’s a beautiful man!” while nodding convincingly. [...]
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