Our new addition settles in…

My last post was all about the treats I received on Saturday. One of those treats was a worried looking Meerkat. Now christened Manky. (don’t ask!)  He has spent the last few days trying to escape via one method or another. All to no avail. I am a Mum don’t forget and as my children will quickly inform anyone who cares to listen, I have eyes in the back of my head. Here in pictures are his escape attempts and a family portrait taken as he settles in to our humble abode.

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A change of plan.

As usual seeing as its Tuesday, I was given my orders to go down shopping this morning. So as soon as the boss had left for day care, I grabbed my bag, checked that the bosses shopping list was in there (daren’t forget that!)  grabbed my camera (in case there were any must have photo opportunities occur on my travels) and set off out the door. I said my usual ‘Locking the Door’ as I turned the key in the lock. ( this strategy to help me remember that I HAVE locked the door and save me the embarrassing and annoying return to check from half way down to town.)

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A Reconnaissance mission to the Swimming Pool site.

Yesterday, K and I set of on a subversive reconnoitre of the as yet unseen new Swimming Pool site on behalf of  Technograns ‘we residents of this town need to know what’s going on’ society. We both toyed with the idea of wearing Halloween masks as a disguise in case we were spotted during our mission, but after careful consideration (and realising that seeing as yesterday was a Saturday, the likelihood of encountering any site workers on the premises as next to zero) we quickly dismissed this idea as being one sure fire way of getting ourselves arrested, seeing as our police station is sited right next door.

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