Category Archives: Grandchildren

Driven to Drink and In The Drink


I have spent literally hours in trying, with increasing frustration and fury, to add this picture to the previous post. The minute I try and import it, the post reverts to the brief one for the previous day, and it … Continue reading

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Now Snow Icy?


Still rooted in the theme of cold, At Gateway we chilled out, And there, indeed, we did make bold To let kids play and shout While flinging snowballs with great zest At Mom especially, And see whose snowman was the … Continue reading

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Good Explosions Celebrated


Break-up day; reports reveal Marks quite good enough, I feel; R has Academic Merit; With last year’s, the space will share it! In J’s class, percentages, Can be guessed at, more or less, From all at near top of scale … Continue reading

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Family Matters


Elder Granddaughter posts on Fb: Happy birthday to my badass mother, Kerryn Thomas. She is just about the most modest and self-sacrificing person I know, so I’ll take this opportunity to show her off a bit. Having spent her career … Continue reading

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Pooling Resources


Can you believe it; what the heck? Again the internet in check; No sign of it when I awoke, I don’t regard it as a joke! Late afternoon with a return, I don’t want midnight oil to burn, So yet … Continue reading

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Have Another Go!


Once more unto the pool, dear friends, Once more; A gala for today the ends to score; Though J ducked out with her sore back, Young R the practice didn’t lack, And scored two thirds — ‘A’ team attack! — … Continue reading

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Another Bussy Spel


                              Today young J joined me to watch her sister do Squad Swimming, and we were both treated to the sight of R finally achieving the … Continue reading

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