Category Archives: Word Usage

The S-Word

By | Wednesday, 11 October 2017

This month I am doing the #inktober challenge as I am an avid doodler. My doodles are not good but I enjoy doing them. The other day it was Sword. Seeing as my brain is broken I interpreted that as s-word and it reminded me of a few things. To start with it is what… Read More »

Proud of #1

By | Friday, 29 September 2017

This week I had a conversation in the car with my 7 year old #1 son. It broadly was about what he wanted to be when he was older and how he wasn’t sure. This is the paraphrased version: Me:  You can be whatever you want to be #1 Son: Like what? Me: An astronaut,… Read More »

What Words to Use?

By | Tuesday, 1 April 2014

This question recently plagued me when I reviewed in my head a conversation I had with Ben. ‘Daddy, what’s that?’ ‘It’s a chimera.’ ‘Oh.’ ‘Do you know what a chimera is?’ ‘No.’ ‘Can you say chimera?’ ‘Camira.’ ‘Close enough, a chimera is an amalgam of two or more creatures.’ ‘Oh. Why?’ ‘Well sometimes you have… Read More »

Oops!

By | Saturday, 22 February 2014

You know that time when you’re driving, and two people driving different cars are being stupid at a junction and you say out loud what’s in your head. For me it was the phrase, ‘make a decision you pair of dozy arseholes’ and then a small voice behind me said ‘daddy, what are dozy harse… Read More »