Insomnia: I CAN’T GET NO SLEEP

Yes, in the words of Faithless, those great sages of 1996, I need to sleep I can’t get no sleep. The baby, meanwhile, is sleeping like, er, a baby. I’m not sure why people use that phrase, as “sleeping like a baby” clearly doesn’t mean lying in a crib suspended between two trees in a…

Piglet, Seven Weeks, Shows Obscene Lack of Interest in Becoming Serious Intellectual

Piglet is asleep and I am seizing a moment to write. He is asleep in his baby bouncer.  I am not convinced that this is the best place for me to implement my new bedtime routine, but I am frankly too scared to put him in his cot in the bedroom in case Something Terrible…

He’s Wailing, He’s Wailing Again…

Well, he is here.  And you know who I mean by “He.” The promised messiah. In fact, it’s not far off.  I have started singing Away in a Manger to him at night and switching the name “Jesus” for His name.  To all extents and purposes, he will henceforth be known as Piglet, the moniker…