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My micro life: 6:02pm, 25 July 2010

Was alarmed by our daughter asking if we like ‘big bum fun’.

It turns out there is a children’s TV program called Big Barn Farm.

My micro life: 7:35am, 2 February 2010

To some questions there are no easy answers. For instance, I have no idea why an octopus – let’s call him Henry – would need to wear a hat.

Found object: 1:31pm, 18 January 2010

Norman Hetherington’s copyright registration application for Mr Squiggle.

I really have no idea why I posted this.

(National Archives of Australia)

Found object: 7:00am, 23 December 2009

It’s like an alternate universe Catweazle.

(Frighteningly, it’s probably not that far removed from our actual universe Catweazle.)

(adski_kaferti, via Black and WTF)

My micro life: 10:28am, 10 December 2009

I’m not sure The Wiggles have much to offer from an educational perspective if they still haven’t figured out how to wake up Jeff.

My micro life: 4:40pm, 9 October 2009

Always a bit sceptical when I hear The Wiggles claim that Dorothy is their favourite dinosaur.

What basis for comparison do they have?

My micro life: 2:34pm, 21 August 2009

What sort of dinosaur is Dorothy, exactly?

How did she survive the KT event?

Should she really be flaunting her non-extinctedness?

My micro life: 10:01am, 20 July 2009

I feel the presenters on Play School may be overstating somewhat the purview and import of the ‘Hokey-Pokey’

My micro life: 6:51pm, 13 February 2009

My daughter vomited beef ravioli all over Igglepiggle and Upsy Daisy.

Narrate that, Sir Derek Jacobi.