Our phi­los­o­phy could best be de­scribed as ‘Sorry, Socks Again’.

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

Don’t get me started on golf-themed gifts. Noth­ing says 1980s fathering throw­back than re­mind­ing us of an ac­tiv­ity dads would go off and do for hours on the week­end af­ter spend­ing count­less hours at work dur­ing the week. What were your kids’ names again?

Here at Mur­phy’s Lodge, Fa­ther’s Day is a still low-key and, I’m afraid, low-in­spi­ra­tion af­fair. Our phi­los­o­phy could best be de­scribed as “Sorry, Socks Again”.

Our poor pa­tri­arch is also squarely in the hit zone for an avalanche of lov­ingly crafted hand­made gifts, mer­ci­fully made at pri­mary school and child­care.

He has enough card­board ties for a ro­tat­ing rack; an ar­ray of be­daz­zled photo frames that make us look like we live at the Mardi Gras; a clone army of comi-

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