Looking Back

I drew a line for you, Oh what a thing to do, And it was all yellow

Last year was a learning experience for me. Becoming a father exposes you to so many new things and experiences, and I was exposed to some very interesting items which I would never have wanted to know about otherwise, such as:

  • Butt Paste – yes, it does what it says on the tin (or in this case, tube). But what puzzles me is why it is a horrible brown colour…?
  • Exersaucer – this fiendish contraption serves multiple purposes: it tires out babies, it catches crooks breaking in at night, and is the most effective way to break your big toe, all whilst playing a tune that you will never get out of your head…
  • Rectal Thermometer – OK, so it may be more accurate than an oral version, but come on, what’s a few tenths of a degree between friends if I don’t have to stick a glass tube filled with mercury up your bottom…
  • Projectile Vomit – I remember once seeing this phenomenon in The Exorcist, but I thought it was just some Hollywood invention. Not true. It turns out that this phenomenon in alive and well right under my roof, and often times all over my trousers…

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One Response to “Looking Back”

  1. Tamarind Vale… nice perspective.