At 14 months, my son approaches life like a 90s point-and-click adventure game: wandering aimlessly from room to room, getting enraged at doors he can’t open, and bashing every object into every other object in the hope that something interesting might happen.
Astonished to learn from this article that Lynx/Axe deodorant only arrived in the USA in 2002. I hope they appreciate the extra time they got. www.vox.com/the-highlight/2020/2/12/21122543/axe-body-spray-teenage-boys-ads
No wonder moving house was so bloody hard.
Rewatching Life on Mars. Spent ages trying to work out where I’d seen the actor playing Malone before and then realised I was thinking of Gene from Wreck-It Ralph.
Give us this day our daily oven baked yeast cookery
The Good Place finale was superb. But obviously it would have been better if it turned out they were all actually astronauts on their way to Mars passing the time in a computer simulation and Michael was Eleanor’s dad.
Managed to use up an entire bar of soap without breaking it or dropping it down the plughole. I expect to be elevated to the House of Lords by the afternoon.
‘If you’re a whizz at maths’
Very much enjoyed the BBC His Dark Materials adaptation, but not sure I can forgive it for adding a sinister overtone to my son’s adorable snowsuit.
Personally I just try not to leave any amount up there.