Tag Archives: christmas

Just As Well I’m Not A Poker Player Then

Petra is still thinking about how Christmas really works. Having dispensed with Father Christmas and his sleigh and the flying reindeer, she’s working out how it might actually happen in the real world. Tonight she said, “Do you sneak out … Continue reading

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Family Photo

Decent photos of the three of us are hard to come by because I’m usually the photographer. I need to remember to hand the camera over to someone else more often…

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Lounging in Dunedin

Another Christmas photo. Me and Petra this time, doing our best to pose nicely for family photos…

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Tutu Girl

I’ve only just gotten around to moving the Christmas photos from the camera to the computer. We’re not hurrying into the new year at my place. Petra was thrilled to receive a pink tutu for Christmas. Here she is admiring … Continue reading

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A Discussion of Serious Social and Political Import

Petra, ripping back the shower curtain to look in at me: “I have something very important to say…” Me, wondering what the hell it might be: “Ahh…” Petra: “There are no other kinds of fairies are there?” Me, remembering yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2012

Now that the postaday challenge has finished, I’m not quite sure what I’ll do here this year. I posted 312 times in 2011, taking time off for holidays, eye-strain, and viruses, and probably missing a day or two here and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas All

Petra slept in until 8am and woke with a smile to tell me that she’d been having Christmas dreams in which Santa came down the flue for the woodburner to put presents on everyone’s stomachs as they slept. She was … Continue reading

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