Archive for the 'using adjectives' Category


(Bea and Indi are watching the Teletubbies. The sun has the face of a baby and it laughs constantly.)

Beatrix: That baby is friggin’ nuts.

(Bea, age 6.)


road rage.

We’re in the car, and some of my well-known impatience takes place.

Me: (yelling at drivers) What the hell is wrong with you people?!

Beatrix: I think… that maybe they are arseholes.

(Bea, age 6.)

the mind of a writer.

Found by Daddy whilst reading through Bea’s creative writing at school;

Beatrix: “There once was a king and a queen who lived in a castle. The queen had a baby. She was as beautiful as candy.”

(Bea, age 6.)

grasping english.

Beatrix: I’m such-ely brave, Mummy. (sic)

[ Bea, at age 3. ]

the simple things in life.

Beatrix: We’re both wearing dark sunglasses! How jolly.

[ Bea, at age 3. ]


An archive of quotes from my radical tomboy daughters; Indiana Lux (3.5) and Beatrix Honey (7.5) on their journey to becoming less pod and more human.