Alfred's New Ramblings

family life

Tour guides

I hate giving tips to tour guides.  What’s up with this practice.  The guide takes you from tourist trap to another where you will be fleeced and the guide gets a kick back.  I am expected to give a tip…

In Conversation 7

In Conversation 7

My son said “Papa next week we are going to sleep over at school, must bring along blankie!” I said, “You bring your blankie to school everyday, there is no need to bring any extra!” He replied, “If my blankie…

Go fly a kite!

Go fly a kite!

I went kite flying during the weekend.  First session was with my daugther’s Kite Flying Day’s  kite.  That did not fare very well.  It kept insisting on flying the wrong way round.  With the string on one shoulder, Any flight…

P1 registration

My son riding on his elder sister’s coat tail got a place in P1 in Phase 1.   Every since the General Election in May, I always wanted to say that. 🙂 According to Ministy of Education (MOE) website, the vacancies…

In Conversation 6

In Conversation 6

My son had a couple of sores that go infected and filled with pus.  My wife lanced it with a needle to remove the pus. He screamed in fear, “Stop squeezing all the blood out! I am not going to…

In conversation 5

In conversation 5

“Mama who is Obama?” my daughter, “Obama is the President of United States” my wife said. “Oh, you mean President of United States of Africa?” my daughter asked. The parents erupt into laughter.  She still got a long way to…

In Conversation 3

In Conversation 3

Son: “Papa where is mama?” I said “Mama got meeting, she went to work already.” Son: “Then how she go to work?” Me: “You fly her lor” Son: “Noooo!  I am not a superman!  Next time when I grow up,…