09 Sep '12, 12pm

Class is in session

Class is in session

This morning, I pointed out to the kids that the holidays were over and I could now get rid of them. I even sang a little ditty I made up on the spot. Joy groaned at the reminder but Isaac played along, saying, "Yeaaaah! The holiday is over! Tomorrow we go to klehzz!" "Klehz your head. C-L-A-S-S is klahs. No fake American accents allowed in this household." I declared. "You think you are Singapore DJ ah?" "Pa! Pa! Do you know there are Zords in Power Rangers? They are robot animals!" said my 9-year-old, switching topics like a handbrake turn. "You know, Zord? Zee-oh-ar-dee…" "The last letter of the alphabet is ZED. Zee simi zee." I harrumphed. I am so glad the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting Queenstown instead of our estate. They would be appalled at how far we have strayed from our colonial roots. Later in the afternoon, Joy watched me play Team Fortress 2 on m...

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