King of the blogs

Well my entry for the first King of the Blogs contest has been described by Practical Penumbraas " a very well written post, only not funny".I didn't realise humour was part of the deal!!!!Tamasin my daughter came up with a great joke today- 'Whats a Barbeque?' A 'Its a line of people dancing like barbies!' … [Read more...]

Blogging for the children

Euan at The Obvious?? states : "my reason for trying to give The Obvious? a positive outlook is not so much that I am trying to hide any negative feelings from myself or from those who read me as trying to counter the overwhelmingly negative tone of so much of what we read, hear and see in the media. I remember clearly, when I started writing my blog, feeling that I wanted to do my bit to make the internet the sort of place I woulkd want my kids to grow up in."I guess I also blog at least in … [Read more...]

Which came first the chicken or the egg?

Tamasin my daughter was profound the other day. She brought up the age old question which came first the chicken or the egg? After thinking for a while she said God must have made the chicken first because if he had made an egg first, it would never have hatched because there would not have been a chicken to keep it warm so it could hatch.It would seem she has solved an age old conundrum! … [Read more...]

Out of the mouths of babes and infants…….

Tonight I told my kids the story of the man with a garment of camel's hair otherwise known as John the Baptist. There were two pearls of wisdom from Tamasin- Firstly that John must have smelt really bad and that perhaps the people were coming who also wanted to smell bad!!!She then said when I asked her if she understood why John didnt think he deserved to carry Jesus Sandals, she said 'Of course he didnt deserve to, Jesus should have carried his own sandals otherwise he would be being … [Read more...]


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