Infant zork

You are lying on your back in a large lounge room. There is one exit to the south-west. There is a brightly col­oured play gym on the floor, shaped like a but­terfly. > lick the play gym The play gym tastes blue. There is a rattle under the...

Protected: Updatey

Exciting Harper stuff:  Yes­terday, Harper raised her­self up onto her fore­arms while on her tummy. Then she raised her legs too. Made her look like Superman! I don’t know exactly when this started but the little ‘ah’ sounds which she did when she was talking...

Stuff for nerdy babies!!!!

You know how I keep saying we pretty much have everything we need now? I lied. Par­tic­u­larly the ABC flash­cards and the baby book. A place to record our infant’s exper­i­ments with gravity!...

Ada Lovelace day

I was thrilled to find out about this pledge by being named in Rachel Chalmer’s post. She is def­in­itely one of the geeky grrls who inspired me in the early days, when we were the dif­fi­cult, smart women in com­puter journ­alism in Sydney before the Internet was...