“I tucked my kids up in bed and said, “night night, see you in the morning,” and then we laughed and laughed and we saw each other sixteen more times before sunrise” ~ unknown!
During a recent trip to the Mall, GC witnessed a young child fall over. The child appeared to be knocked out for a few seconds, but his parents showed little or no concern. His mother, after hauling the child to his feet, continued chatting on her mobile (cell phone).
Was this tough love or simply indifference? We asked our readers to form an opinion.
When it comes to parenting, we all have our own way of doing things, what one parent believes is tough love, another will regard as being too soft.
We think much of it depends on our culture and where we are from, and importantly, the hand we are dealt, in other words, the kids we are given!
I enlisted a little help from the late cartoonist ‘Giles’ to showcase the British way of parenting. Read More…
“I am a raving Euro-Federalist… a Pro-European of the most violent, dyspeptic and incurable disposition.” Boris Johnson (1999) Life in the Fast Lane.
This is a second contribution to the photo challenge EDIT from GC and my site Weekly Prompts. It is also linked to Fandango’s Saturday prompt Movement
With many in the Conservative Party moving towards making Boris Johnson the next Prime Minister of the U.K. I decided to find out what Private Eye had to say about it.
Private Eye is a U.K. news and current affairs publication, it’s a magazine I read from time to time, and usually from cover to cover, there’s always something in there to make me smile. I’m also a great fan of its editor, Ian Hislop. I was thinking of asking Santa for a subscription, but I’m not sure I can wait that long.
“If aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed in America, which didn’t turn out very well for the Native Americans.” ~ Stephen Hawking (2010)
The Wednesday Word Prompt over at GC and my site Weekly Prompts is Haywire.
Some eighteen months ago, on a whim, I began to write a little piece of fiction that was inspired by an amusing remark from GC.
It was never my intention for my little bit of nonsense to sit amongst my computer files for a year and a half, but occasionally things go haywire, such as never completing the final part! Today I have addressed that slip, part three is finished and here is part one.