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Fixing Cubetto with the kids!

14 Aug 2021 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Our dear little Cubetto robot from Primo Toys has had a nice long life in our family, entertaining both our oldest and youngest daughter. However, in the last year, he hasn't been able to track a straight line when following the commands from t...

Simple things...

6 Aug 2021 3 minute read 3 comments bengy

  It is a weird thing, but in the last week, our youngest has become completely obsessed about finding a coconut and drinking from it. She keeps saying that she had seen it on Gigantasaurous (a dinosaur TV series that she was was a huge fan of ove...

A down, depressed cloud is darkening my thoughts now.

21 Jul 2021 7 minute read 0 comments deuZige

So.... what's up? I am having a little crisis of the mind at the moment. The house is silent, I’m alone, sober, and despite my best efforts my mind has decided to be stuck in contemplation mode. And well, t.b.h., when I think about a lot of things ri...

Our family introduction to Geocaching!

21 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

I guess every parent already knows this... but sometimes it can be hard to get kids (and fathers...) to go for a walk or a bike ride if there isn't something interesting on the other end. Actually, I know that I'm pretty terrible at this myself... an...

Taming the little one... making progress???

16 Jul 2021 3 minute read 4 comments bengy

    Unsplash   Sigh.... I guess that every parent knows this feeling. A four year old that has decided on one aspect of life to stake a their challenge to parents... for us, it has been the eating of dinners. It's now a long running habit for th...

Happy Father's Day.

21 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

You lived a life of sacrifice for everyone around youI didn't know how you managed to strike the balanceFulfilling your responsibility while also making others happyYour heart was so wide like the oceanYour depth of kindness ran deeper than the dee...

Fatherhood.

26 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

To the fathers,the blunt and firm friendsThe ones who know the proper way the nation should be run The master that knows what should be done nextHe fixes the trust, ends the brawland above all, loves unconditionally He never looks for praiseseven t...

Eurovision 2021 with my kids!

23 May 2021 2 minute read 2 comments bengy

    Unsplash   Weirdly enough, Eurovision is sort of a weird cult thing in Australia... well, amongst some people. My wife had never really watched it, but I had always tuned in year after year when I was studying at University. There was somet...

Breaking some big news...

27 Apr 2021 3 minute read 4 comments bengy

      Unsplash   For quite some time now, my wife and I have been toying with the idea of returning back to Australia. We have spent the better part of nearly two decades living in Europe, far from our families. When we were just the two of us.....

A Pleasant Fathering Fail...

17 Feb 2021 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Ahhhhh... a story from before the Corona-time. Is it too soon to start reminiscing about the good old days when people could pack together in a small space like this? I should cue the Grampa Simpson voice... Anyway, this isn't a story about the...