life · Uncategorized

In space no one can hear you scream. But four other people live in our house, so stop screaming.

It's 2.13 am. The house is silent. Silent that is, except for the angry wails and shouts exploding from my nine month old daughter's nursery. Baby girl is pissed. In fact I'm almost certain when I looked at the monitor screen I saw her give the camera The Ups (does anyone ever call it that… Continue reading In space no one can hear you scream. But four other people live in our house, so stop screaming.

Uncategorized

Conversations With Strangers: The first-date question that changed my life.

Do you like kids? Yep. Do you? Yep. Good. It should have been no surprise to anyone that we both liked kids. We're both teachers. We first met in a computer lab at university where we were both studying to become teachers. And although a platonic, fairly distant (like, as in,¬†long-haul-international-flight-distant)¬†friendship developed over the following… Continue reading Conversations With Strangers: The first-date question that changed my life.