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Costco – Evelyn’s biggest portaloo

Evelyn was invited to a fancy dress party last week with the theme of Pirates and Fairies. Perfect timing as her latest obsession is the 1953 version of Peter Pan, which obviously portrays both of these professions. After conceding that a pumpkin costume was not a valid option, our toddler decided that she'd like to be a pirate. "Great" I thought - Costco have some pretty decent pirate costumes in right now, let's go! "Do you need the toilet before we go?" I asked. "No" she lied. (more…)

Indecent(ish) Proposal – proposing when she’s pregnant

We were pregnant, that much had sunk in. The idea of being a father had filtered through the layers of sediment and rock that was my reluctance to initially grasp it. The enriched product being bottled at the source was my excitement at becoming a dad. With that now settled, I could return to my task of organising my proposal - something I had planned to do before we even found out we were pregnant. (more…)

Liftoff in T Minus 9 Months

Well the 50 megaton bomb had well and truly been dropped on me. My girlfriend of 6 months was pregnant! I hadn't seen her since finding out, and I hadn't seen either set of parents. They say in the second leading up to your death you see your whole life up to that point flash before your eyes, but in the second after finding out we were pregnant I saw everything my life could have been flash before my eyes. (more…)