... is how I would describe day seven of solo parenting. Oh and I think there was some thingo down in Melbourne today involving a horse named Shocking as well.
Not that I'm a betting person but if Luca's tips were anything to go by he seemed to think the race would be won by the only female jockey (sporting slightly large boots), with an elderly woman riding a cow coming a close second.
Also utterly shocking (and I mean S-H-O-C-K-I-N-G) was the heat in Sydney today. I have it on good authority* that the mercury reached 39.2 degrees C (102.6 F)! I know I said somewhere a while back that I was really going to try and embrace summer this time around but it's really hard to embrace anything other than a glass of ice water in this heat.
And actually it's not even summer yet! Yeesh!
Having said that I did embrace - from afar - a moment of summer-ness in the backyard this afternoon
A spot of nudie strawberry eating in the wading pool.
Oh and I have also just now, at 7:30 pm, embraced the still warm washing from the line. Which I hung out at 4pm.
Shocking I tell you.
* the ABC weather man and he seems a trustworthy bloke