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Party Pressure Pt 1

My lovely lawn, trampled and matted with play dough, day old balloons hanging in pairs like old lady boobs, a deformed scarecrow staring at me as though he wants some spare change and has a thousand tales to tell. Just some of the signs that we survived our first successfully executed childs birthday party. A position I didn’t think I’d find myself in for a few years at least….. Tash… Read Article →


Separation Anxiety 

   Not him, me.  I feel like he doesn’t know who I am at times, no matter how many times I kiss him, make him laugh and tell him I love him. He cries whenever Tash leaves the room.  However, I was always told I was the lucky one, I got to go to work and have a moment to myself, get a coffee get on the train and read… Read Article →


Holiblog…. Part 2

   The hotel was beautiful, it was quiet and the weather was perfect. Exactly what I had hoped for and needed. Still being out of season did mean that the pool was like ice water and as I’ve got older gone are the days of just diving in. Maybe because I’m now fully aware of the shock factor on the old fellas and heart. Being a dad I think has… Read Article →


Holiblog…. Part 1

Gatwick looked a bit like a building site, but the recent changes meant the headache that was security was now much simpler, well, for me anyway. “Please remove all laptops and tablets” In a very straight forward request I placed my laptop in the grey box and effortlessly went through. Noticing Matt who was behind me, had now vanished. In a panic at the request, Matt began emptying his case removing… Read Article →


Road To Rafferty …. Part 2

With scans and midwife appointments underway, the whole naming sagar begins to creep into conversations. Using various apps and baby naming books we got a little list together. It wasn’t easy, I liked classic names and Tash liked odd names like Post Box and Door Stop, but we eventually agreed on a few. I then made the worst mistake, I told people our name ideas. The ‘what names are you… Read Article →