Monday, 28 March 2011


Picture the scene, it's early Sunday morning and AG and I are getting changed in a tiny cubicle after a swim.

I've managed to get her changed and now it's my turn, it's then that I noticed she had prostrated herself on the floor, rotated her head on her side and is wiggling out through the tiny gap under the door.

So here I am, in a cubicle naked as the day I was born with a toddler who is happy to of escaped and is now running around unsupervised outside in the changing room.

I had to think quickly and with no time pull pull my trunks back on ended up running around the changing room after her with a towel barely covering my embarrassment,

AG of course, thought this was a great game and ran even faster and tried even harder to avoid capture, eventually I got her back to the cubicle and I was able to start changing again, then I noticed her trying to escape all over again..

Saturday, 26 March 2011

not always as supportive as I could be

I walked into the dining room to a look from CK as if to say "I need your support on this" however the action she needed help on, was that AG was balancing a spoon on her head, being the mature supportive type, I burst out laughing and continued laughing for a long long time, things were not improved when AG took the spoon off and replaced it with a fork, I was almost on the floor with tears of laughter, CK shaking her head at my immaturity and AG well on her way to a talent act based on cutlery balancing.

It's so much fun being a dad :-)

Thursday, 24 March 2011

time flies

This is getting weird, AG has just turned 18 months and duck-duck will be here in a matter of days.

It doesn't seem that long ago that CK and I got together, now I'm looking at getting a bigger car, spending my weekends scrubbing double-buggy's and jumping out of my skin whenever my phone rings, this is weird, very weird...

I guess I should paraphrase how I started this blog, hurry up duck-duck, daddy's waiting

Monday, 21 March 2011

and the baby is going to be called....

It's not go to be long now till the boy arrives and that we haven't revealed his name yet is a cause of frustration for our family's, so my parents took the sneaky approach of asking AG, hoping that she would reveal the secret.

This backfired on them somewhat as although AG knows the name, she decided on her own alternative, she thinks he should be called......"duck-duck"

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

we have lot to learn about room planning

Upwards is AG's new frontier, she has found a real little talent for climbing which should be pleasing to outdoorsy types like us.

However this new found talent is being used to take her to places that were intentionally inaccessible such bathroom selves full of lotions, potions and sharp little gadgets and now all the way up to standing on her bedroom windows sill (via her bed and across a table).

Maybe I should attach magnets to everything, so we may stick them to the ceiling instead, that'll stop her (at least for five minutes)