04.00 Sister arises and travels to MCG to buy a ticket for a seat at the football match because she doesn't want to stand.
06.30 Highriser recovers consciousness and arises.
06.50 R arises.
07.30 Bone Doctor arrives and delivers Little Jo before she goes off to operate a circular saw on some unfortunate's leg.
08.10 Highriser departs for work after spending a short time playing with Little Jo.
10.00 Highriser sends a text to R asking if all is ok.
10.01 R replies and says step father is very ill and has been in hospital. Highriser fumes that mother 'did not want to worry him'.
10.02 Highriser has a free moment at work and asks R to call him.
10.03 R calls and says sister called in to see how things were and she has tickets for football match. R is also sitting in cafe opposite the highrise having a bacon and egg sarnie and coffee after taking Little Jo to Fawkner Park to play. R also says he will go and visit stepfather in Dandenong Hospital with Little Jo in the afternoon.
13.00 R texts to say he will take Little Jo directly home after hospital.
13.01 Highriser replies he will go to Murrumbeena and being supportive until sister gets back from football.
17.46 Highriser drives straight from work to Murrumbeena and no one is there, so he texts R. There in five, R replies.
18.00 R arrives with Little Jo.
18.10 Sister texts to say she is being breathalyzed and it will take her forever to get out of MCG car park.
18.15 Find some food for sister's cat who is hungry. Find some food for Little Jo who is hungry. Wash some dishes and clean benches. What a mess. Lucky sister, Bone Doctor and Little Jo are leaving it behind tomorrow to fly to Townsville to see Bone Doctor's granny.
18.25 Give Little Jo a bath.
18.45 Sister arrives home. Inform Sister that Little Jo has been an angel.
19.00 Leave sister's in seperate cars and travel home.
19.25 Have first chardy.
19.35 R crosses road to buy Chinese takeaway.
19.40 Highriser thanks R profusely for all he has done today.
20.00 Highriser has showered, had a couple of chards and food and feels almost normal.
20.05 While our relationship is not all beer and skittles, Highriser is very appreciative of the effort R puts into my family.
21.00 Highriser is in his usual place, at pc, and R is sprawled out watching The Bill.