The drought and heat wave continue, and the pool gets more use than ever. So do the pool toys. The inflatable crocodile seems to have reached its end of life: suddenly it started leaking from various seams. One by one, I’ve tied off three of its four legs to try and stop the leaks. Enough is enough; today we bought a new croc. I got called “best mum ever” when I also bought a giant clownfish. I guess I don’t buy them toys very often!