Tag Archives: Wump and Toop

Interlude: Irritable and stressed

Day 43. 95,223 words. Crud, out of time for today so I won’t get a chance to review the movies we saw over the weekend. They were pretty cool, though. Yesterday was a bit of a pain in the balls, … Continue reading

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Interlude: Parenting in 2018

Day 36. 86,322 words. Another strange thing I learned over the weekend (aside from a little bit about how Instagram works) was that there are YouTube videos where kids play with toys. And other kids apparently enjoy watching it. I … Continue reading

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Öh Löök, Ït’s Frïdäy

Whole bunch of bullplop to do at work today and no spare time to write any sort of blog post (well, okay, aside from this one). I’m gently reminded by my esteemed associate Mr. Fahrenheit that I owe the universe … Continue reading

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Homesickness

Wump has gone off to scouts camp, departing Friday evening and spending Friday night and Saturday night away from home. She was careful to remind us that she can come home whenever she wants to, but I’m pre-writing this so … Continue reading

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The Advent-ures of Wump the Scout

Here in Finland, we don’t have that wonderful gender-division argument between Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, although I’m sure we have it in other areas. Here, we just have “Scouts”, or Partio, and both girls and boys can join. Wump … Continue reading

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Why isn’t October over yet?

Had a bit of a rocky start to the month, has to be said. Crisis of confidence not helped by lousy editing sessions (but the month is still young!), abysmal Amazon sales for September, and a general feeling like I … Continue reading

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Hosting

Tomorrow night we’re welcoming a visitor into our house for the rest of the week. Part of some sort of student exchange at Wump’s school – some kids are coming over from the UK, and staying in various host families’ … Continue reading

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