Written by Dominic

Dear Dad, Love Dominic

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Written by Dominic | 0 comments

Dear Dad, Love Dominic

Dear Daddy, How’s your week in Southern Laos going? I sure hope you come back well-rested because Mum says that Friday night we’re all yours. If the last two nights are anything to go by, that means either Alex or I are going to be awake and eager to party with you between 1am and 5am. Can’t wait! Mama and I have been having all sorts of fun in the wee hours. Last night, for example, we had two trips to the kitchen for juice, two trips for medicine, and I made Mama say the word “no” 5489023 times. At 4am, when she thought I was finally asleep again, I wiggled over close to her and...

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Waterfalls, tails, and other baby adventures

Posted by on Nov 26, 2012 in Written by Dominic | 2 comments

Waterfalls, tails, and other baby adventures

We spent the day at a waterfall yesterday. Between you and me I wanted to spend a nice relaxing Sunday sitting in front of the television and eating Thai biscuits filled with squishy strawberry sugar paste, but Mama informed me in no uncertain terms that I’m not going to get everything that I want in life exactly when I want it. If that’s true, I’m devastated. But then again, Mama tells me that dirt and snails are yucky and not to be eaten, so she’s clearly not infallible. She also told me that the mandarin oranges were “all finished” tonight when I know...

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First things first – an update from Dominic

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in Written by Dominic | 4 comments

First things first – an update from Dominic

Heya, Dominic here. Mama’s too busy to write to you all right now – she said something about Florence Nightingale duty, a lot of consulting work, and a whole bunch of fabulous new projects that she’ll unveil in time. My sympathies, folks. I know what it feels like to drop down on Mama’s priority list. Did you know she shunts me off on a babysitter for a couple of hours almost every afternoon now? She says she’s working but I see her up there on the deck sometimes with daddy after he gets home from the office. They’re drinking gin and tonics and...

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