Are you weird, special or ordinary-extraordinary?

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

My son is busy harvesting zombies so that he can launch an invasion … eat the brains of the “bad guys”. Should I be worried? Granted this is “just” an ipod game. Still what’s this really about? Am I bringing up the next Genghis? Are our children being trained behind our backs? Or systematically desensitized […]

Are you a floppy surfboard?

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Last week on holiday we spent quite a bit of time gurgling in the sea, snorkelling and body surfing. One day in the surf my son broke a cheap bodyboard that he’d picked up at a local beach cafe – it was really just a piece of polystyrene covered with a reinforced material. He kept […]