Tag Archives: Misadventure

The Angels of Nairobi

I have a new catchphrase now: “I have never lost anything of value in Kenya, except for my heart”. The story remains true, and I have added another chapter to it today. There are many reasons why I fell in … Continue reading

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A Close Brush with Disaster

For the past few weeks, I started using different techniques to process my breakup with the man I love. I had started out with yoga some months back, and I found that it helped me a lot on the days … Continue reading

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Potty Training Frustration

I am sure that given time I will revise this opinion, but so far potty training has been THE most difficult parenting task I had with Robbie. First of all it was very hard to convince him to sit on … Continue reading

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Why My Son Doesn’t Wear Handknit

There are reasons why I do not produce much hand-knit material, and I have very little to show for it once the I actually finish an object. When Robert was born I knitted him a jacket, it ended up getting … Continue reading

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Playing Catch up … Again

I had so many plans for my time off which started on Monday, but apart from an almost complete thorough cleaning project, defrosting a fridge that closely resembles an ice-age glacier and scheduling long-delayed dentist and ob-gyn appointments,  I managed … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Fun and Follies

We treated ourselves to a predominantly lazy day today.  Mom, baby and cat played at home for the whole morning. I consciously try teaching Robert the ability to laugh at his own mishaps. Here he is  acting out a funny … Continue reading

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Unbelievable?.. Believe It !

And this is the pretty sight that greeted my half awake eyes, as I wanted to put away the cups into the cupboard. I looked stupefied as slowly my brain comprehended what my eyes focused on; my “lost” wallet.. WTF … Continue reading

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Starts, Stops and Stupidity

I recently read an article on Babycentre about extended breastfeeding and it calmed down my increasing feelings of guilt at my lackadaisical approach to weaning.  Most of the time I am letting Robert drive the process, and I have no … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

My absent-mindedness almost caught up with me today ( yet again).  This happens two months after losing my wallet on board a bus – a situation I haven’t recovered from yet, I might add, since I haven’t had the time … Continue reading

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Auction Blues

The highly anticipated auction date for the house in Gonubie was yesterday. My conversations with the auctioning house have been sobering lately because I can sense that there isn’t much interest there and they are definitely struggling to show a … Continue reading

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