A few weeks ago I wrote about Hannah’s new-found love of all things terrifying. You’ll be pleased to know that her desire to explore all the dangerous things has not subsided. If anything, it has intensified! This makes for interesting times in my house at the moment. Where just a few short weeks ago I was becoming complacent in […]
My Sunday Photo for this week is a flashback to our last visit to Japan. Why am I digging through the archives for this week’s photo? Because this week we finally took the plunge and booked our end of year trip to Japan! I cannot tell you how excited I am! Japan is one of my absolute, all-time favourite countries […]
For today’s post, I thought I would pass on a few words of wisdom. I learnt these ten knuckles-related facts the hard way, so that you don’t have to… Knuckles graze easily when scraped on concrete stairs. Grazed knuckles bleed. A lot. Bleeding knuckles should be tended to immediately, not left to deal with after the cleaning is done. […]
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.