The day had finally arrived. After a sleepless night, during which I spent 8 hours pondering my own sanity for deciding to embark on such a ludicrous adventure, it was finally time to do the last-minute packing and prepare ourselves to leave. It was time to face our 10 hour flight to Tokyo. The drive to the airport […]
Disclaimer – this post contains language that some may find offensive. Not a whole lot really, but just enough that I thought I had better warn you. Regular readers of Blog of Dad know that I rarely use foul language, but I’m also a firm believer that some kinds of stories just can’t be properly told without the occasional F-word, […]
My Sunday Photo for this week is titled The 8 Hour Steak The title for this photo pretty well says it all. This excellent scotch fillet (rib eye) spent a glorious eight hours in the oven at just 60 degrees Celsius. I turned the oven up to 120 for the final 10 minutes. The 8 hour steak is an ultimate example […]
How to Not Ruin Sleep on an International Adventure One of my first thoughts when we began to organise our Japan adventure was how is Hannah going to sleep? At home she is a great sleeper, and I wanted to do everything I could to ensure that she brought her sleeping A-game with her to The Land of The Rising […]
My Sunday Photo for this week is called In Mum’s Shoes I have been too busy this weekend to write an explanation for this photo, so just go ahead and insert your own deep and meaningful paragraph to go with it!
18 months is a wonderful age. In recent weeks Hannah’s cognitive ability and fine motor skills have exploded! We can almost see the change in each day. One of the most recent, unexpected developments is that of the little helper. Hannah wants to be a part of everything. She would much rather be participating in what the adults are doing […]
My Sunday Photo for this week is titled Dad and Daughter Day Earlier this week Hannah and I had a rare day of completely unstructured activities. It was the first time in weeks that we hadn’t had a doctor’s appointment or playgroup or a visit to a childcare centre. We had a whole day just to ourselves, to do whatever we […]