Posts Categorized: Thoughtful

What is in a girl’s head?

In our bathroom we have a framed poem on the shelf by the toothbrushes. The poem is ‘A boy’s head’ by the late Czech poet and scientist Miroslav Holub In it there is a spaceship and a project for doing away with piano lessons. And there is Noah’s ark, which shall be first. And there… Read more »

Favourite new piece of software of the week

This week came across Scratch Pad It fills a gap for just that a bit of notepad / jotting pad / scratch pad that has bugged me for a while – I have been using either notepad++ or text wrangler (depending on whether I’m on PC or Mac) – neither of which was quite… Read more »


Damn. I thought I had invented a new word ‘Plumptious’ – a word to describe the shape of a healthy, happy looking baby (used to describe daughter no. 2). I am saddened gutted to find that it has already been coined. Lusciously plump, can be used sarcastically as a back handed endearment. she is very… Read more »