Tax & Bartering – Swap Shops

Tax for Fruit

After reading various parenting blogs I feel that I am well versed in how to get my children to behave.  Putting these methods into practice is however a different prospect. Jabo (#1 Son) and Baby Jarvis (#2 Son) are typical brothers.  They love each other emphatically but have no hesitation in giving each other a sound … Continue reading

The Immaturity of Real Time Information (RTI)

RTI Infographic

A massive decision has been taken at TTF Towers. We have agreed that Jabo (first born) is ready to be potty trained. I could approach this subject with some dignity and seriousness or I could be completely immature. I’m opting for the latter. So the plan is to get J to build a log cabin (he-he) somewhere other than … Continue reading

Charity Small Donation Scheme – Put a Monkey in the Charity Box

Linton Zoo is just down the road from Saffron Walden and we decided that a day out to see lions and tigers would be a good idea. The zoo is in it’s 40th year so they must know what they are doing. Getting ready consisted of Mrs TTF putting things in a bag’s hidden compartments … Continue reading

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) – Baby Business

Our friends are going to have their first baby! After my friend Posh Dan (PD) told me (and after we had a customary drink or two) I obviously relayed the message to Mrs TTF. I was then ordered to ring him and ask “important” questions like due date, do they know the gender, have they … Continue reading