Day 350 - Mar 3rd It's still mighty cold outside, everything is covered in white, and the heating has been on for almost a week now. Thankfully the end is in sight, the snow has stopped and the wind has died down. The temperature is set to go up a bit and we can even… Continue reading Day 350 – I’m dreaming of a white Easter
Day 204 - Oct 7th A slow start to the day meant that I had time to indulge myself in the Grand Prix qualifying while the wife took the eldest out to dance class. Just a shame I can't do this every Saturday! Once she was home and qualifying had finished it was time for… Continue reading Day 204 – It’s worth the sacrifice
Day 150 - Aug 14th I write today's post from the comfort of my new garden furniture, with a fire in front of me, a beer next to me, and the stars above my head. Life feels good at the moment! Monday we had the pleasure of my friends coming to visit with their baby… Continue reading Day 150 – How can two children be so different?
Day 139 - Aug 3rd Rain, rain, endless rain, its like the weather has forgotten what month it is! Thankfully my plan for today involved spending more time in the garage in an attempt to get it into some kind of order. There is only so much I can throw out, regardless of how ruthless… Continue reading Day 139 – there isn’t room to swing a cat in here
I haven't updated this blog in quite a few days now, I am guilty as charged, but I have my excuses... I have become a dad again! Finally after 9 months of waiting, and managing to keep the sex of the baby a secret for so long (and almost wanting to burst with excitement and… Continue reading The next chapter
Take a look around you... what do you see? What is it that you hold dear to you? I'm not talking about the shiny new 2 litre turbo diesel car on your drive, or the brand new top spec iPhone, and I am not concerned if your surround sound Blu Ray player has bluetooth or… Continue reading Take a look around you
My life seems to be one long to-do list, of varying priorities. Somethings have been on there days, some weeks, and some far longer. Some are more pressing and others have waited that long, well a little longer won't hurt, will it?! One of the things I have put off forever is registering with a… Continue reading Suddenly it all becomes clear
If turning 40 doesn't make you stop and realise that you are not immortal and the clock is endlessly ticking, its your younger sister who has a daughter that has just turned 18 years old! I am one of three, and I still remember carrying my youngest sister in my arms when she was born...… Continue reading Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so!
Autumn is pretty much here now, the weather is certainly beginning to reflect that, and its generally a pretty nice time of year, the weather is still fairly warm and dry, the leaves are all changing colours, and who doesn't love kicking leaves about?! Its nice to look back over a lovely summer where I… Continue reading The real problem with summer holidays
The last few days have been a mix of good and bad, and one of the good points was the arrival of my new phone... yes, I finally have it! The iPhone 6 Plus gold edition, and it is living up to all expectations! I do get very excited around upgrade day, and after many… Continue reading Sometimes you have to look a bit deeper