To my darling daughter, I have come to realise something recently. It’s something that makes me feel slightly sad. Yet at the same time, it’s uplifting, exciting. I have come to realise that you are no longer my little baby girl. I feel sadness because for the past 16 months, a tiny little helpless baby has been my whole world. […]
Now that visits to playgrounds feature heavily in our weekly routine, I’ve begun to notice a few similarities between the children that I see at each playground. As someone who forms his understanding of the world through sweeping generalisations, I have spent my last few visits to playgrounds observing the other children there, and placing them in categories. The […]
This post is my response to an interview on ABC radio that I happened to catch on my way home last Friday. I had never heard of Sir Tim Smit before this, yet I was blown away by some of the things he had to say. My advice is to listen to this interview in its entirety, because the brilliant […]
So you’re about to become a dad, congratulations! I’ve been at this caper for over a year now and I think I’ve picked up a thing or two along the way. I’m only too happy to share that information with you. Below are the top 10 things new dads should know.
Welcome to this week’s post on the Top 5 Video Games That Kick Me Right In The Nostalgia. Strap yourself in for a blast from the past, a drive down memory lane. Below I cover the top 5 video games that give me that sense of longing for long gone days of tiny CRT screens, floppy disks, cartridges and […]
Please don’t congratulate me for choosing part-time work. Many do. When I told people that I was going to work part-time this year, it was often met with glowing responses, as if I were some kind of pioneer in work-life balance. People would tell me how lucky Hannah was to have a dad at home, they would tell me that it was […]
Thanks to DaddyPoppins @DaddyPoppinsBlg for nominating me to do this Desert Island Discs – Blogofdad Edition post. His most excellent list can be found here: http://www.daddypoppins.com/daddy-blog/daddy-does-desert-island-discs What 8 songs would you bring with you if you were stuck on a desert island?