Another dad trick. . . . .

One of the tricks my dad used to do was to make a mouse from a handkerchief.  He then used to make the mouse jump up his arm.  It provided lots of fun for us as children and for his grandchildren. Here is how you can do it for your children.

The happiest refugee

Originally posted on Gippsland Granny:
I borrowed this book from the library.  I had read a great deal in the media about this book a few years ago but only now have I got round to borrowing it. Australia, at the moment is going through a period where petty politics is playing a large part…

These made me smile.

A book I borrowed recently from the library was a book of Punch cartoons.  I think my dad used to enjoy the magazine and the cartoons.  There were many of the cartoons that made me laugh but I particularly liked these two, the first as I used to be a teacher and the second because…

A girls’ night out

My elder daughter had organised a girls’ night out, just her, her sister and her mum for while I was in Melbourne.  We had a ball.  She had organised for her younger sister to fly down from Canberra for the night and we went out to one of the productions of the Melbourne Comedy Festival….