I thought I wouldn’t get to do this idea for a comic for another three years, but you know strong and stable government and elections every two years can be great for comic artists! HA! As usual with my Ninja Dad (or in this case Ninja Mum) stuff this is inspired by a real life question asked by our son on polling day five two years ago. As way of explanation, Morecambe is a town just up the road. A kid’s sense of geography is quite entertaining though I think we’re just about there in having him understand what England is… I think. (more…)
Another one for the scrap book. In my defence I honestly believed that shouting WEEEEEE as we went down the hill would distract him from his desperate need to relieve himself. I’m not sure at what point I realised that I’d seriously put my foot in it… probably the death stare from my wife gave it away. To his credit when we finally reached our destination our little man had managed to hold it in 🙂 despite all the screaming.
It was a lovely summer’s day in 2015. We’d had a wonderful time at a country park and were setting off for home with our 2 yr old in tow. We’d done the obligatory departure checks: seat belts, snacks, toilets etc. nothing was going to stop us now… except, of course, motorway traffic. (more…)
The true identity of Darth Vader (aka CooCaa) is one of the closest kept secrets in our household. I have no memory of the pivotal ‘No. I am your father moment’, I’ve always known that Darth Vader and Anakin are one and the same as long as I can remember. So I’m making a conscious effort to protect my son from the truth until he’s old enough to watch Episode V! (Although difficult it will be). But sometimes I come close to slipping up… as illustrated above. Ha, it was a close one! If I’m successful I’ll get a good reaction video out of it one of these days 😉
A few weeks ago, our son managed to get out of bed without waking his sister up and wake me up without waking up his mum up… quite the achievement! Well, as we were trying to sneak down stairs to get breakfast I tried to communicate the above instruction. I’m not sure how we went from Ninja to Badger… but I soon found out that my son’s interpretation of a Badger is actually quite quiet.(more…)