Forget about the tiring days and nights spent looking after these teething monsters, believe me when I tell you that babies are like snow. How so? What on earth do you mean? Are you feeling ok? Yes I am, thank you very much for your concern. You see, nine months ago I became an uncle…Read more Babies are like Snow
There are problems with equality. Not in the sense that it should not be something we aspire to but in the way people interpet it to mean different things. Whilst some political ideologies such as conservatism accept the natural hierarchical nature of society, others seek to promote equality simply because it is more 'fair'. I…Read more Equality’s Enigma
What do you do after it has rained during Summer in England? Pull out the BBQ of course. We are not going to let dear old H20 mess up our plans right? That's what we did today after a downpour of rain which threatened to sink all our hopes of a BBQ down the drain,…Read more Dealing With British Weather
It was an amazingly hot evening in London but instead of relaxing in the coolness of the living room with the fan whirling merrily, I had to instead do my duties as an older brother by attending my younger brother's end of year play. It is his final year at Primary School so it was…Read more Child’s Play
If we were all judged on our acting skills according to how well we can pretend to be asleep when our parents poke their head in through our bedroom door, then I am pretty sure that would to a large extent, even out the disparity in the social backgrounds of film stars. We have all…Read more How Do You Read?
Today, my eleven year old brother visited the secondary school that he will be attending next year. He was extremely excited beforehand. Squealing with excitement at the mere thought of the upcoming taster day and eagerly searching on Google Maps about how to get there even though he was going to be dropped off and…Read more Change
Yesterday my mum broke my glasses. I actually found it quite funny. You know that chuckle you hear inside your head when your parents do something a little wrong that they have always told you not to do? Additionally, the way in which she broke the news was entirely..cheeky! After half an hour of talking…Read more Blurry Vision Ahead!
The other day, a contractor came over to my house to paint my bedroom ceiling which had suffered from a leak. As he painted, he joked that I can watch and learn so that next time I will be able to do the painting around the house. No chance, I told him. Not because I…Read more Adulthood: The Moment Your Mum Allows You To Paint The House
Me: Mum, have you visited your friend who does the tailoring so she can adjust my jeans? Mum: No not yet but don't worry once I do, you will be even more grateful and appreciative as you would have waited a longer time. Me: What? I promise you, I would have still been extremely grateful…Read more Funny Parenting Logic
My little brother is a 'scaredy cat.' That is the nicest way of saying it although I can't really blame him since I was quite similar when I was little. So today with the house empty apart from us two, I decided to watch a movie. Yes, the mother did say make him do something…Read more Watching Movies With Little People
I went to the shop on Monday and splurged on art supplies so I have been busy testing things out since then. By no means am I an artist as I have no knowledge about painting or such things but I certainly would like to learn. There is one obstacle though. If you want to…Read more Dabbling In Art Is Expensive
We have all had those 'crazes' when we were kids which captured our imaginations. Things which grew from a simple thing and blossomed into a great hobby and hours of happiness. From time to time, new things come out which spread like wildfire amongst children. Not games, electronics or a YouTube video but something which…Read more Your Childhood Craze?