Australia, having shut down most “non-essential” businesses and areas including beaches is showing promising numbers of containment. The hospitals are as of yet not overcrowded and the panic-buying of all things that one can wipe their butt with that happened just a few weeks ago seems to have abated. … Continue reading Sydney Coronavirus Days, 2
It’s been a strange year, to say the least. It’s actually been a strange past few years, but the days get stranger. A month or so ago Coronavirus seemed far away. Like SARS did back in 2002, or like wars in other countries.… Continue reading Sydney Coronavirus Days, 1
A few weeks after the baby was born, my mother called and advised me to start keeping a diary for him.
I could see that it was a good idea, but at the time I felt I was already living life line by line, from nap to nap, breastfeed to breastfeed.… Continue reading Portrait of the Baby at Nine Months
They say parenthood changes you, but I contend that it doesn’t. Fatherhood hasn’t changed Tom at his core. He’s still as un-PC as ever (“It’s gonna really fucking suck to have to watch what I say once the baby starts understanding shit.”), needs to be cajoled to eat his vegetables (“Gross.”),… Continue reading Tom’s Thursday Thoughts on Turning 38