Fighting the urge to hurl…

… a brick through the window of every store carrying these dolls, the ads for which have only just crossed my radar. Yup, a major toy manufacturer is now officially sexualising infant girls.Apparently some folks in the US have been… Read More ›

Growing Up

My boychild just went off to his Year 6 Farewell Formal i.e. the boys wear a collared smart casual shirt (this is Oztraya after all), and the girls wear heels, makeup, buy a new dress and have their hair done… Read More ›

Yesterday was really hot.

39 degrees Celsius in the shade at 6pm hot. Bringing the kids home from school we had the great debate about personal cooling systems. Boychild thought a system of flexible piping wrapped around the body with cool water circulating would… Read More ›