• Social Media Is Like Nachos

    Sunday last weekend was like any Sunday. I woke up as late as Ivy would allow, drank some coffee with breakfast and went to the gym. Then it was the usual of cracking on with life admin you spend all week running away from, like going shoulder to shoulder with the public in the supermarket, and slowly chipping away at the washing mountain you’ve generated at home. Before you know it, the weekend is a blur and it’s almost time to face a new week. The difference with that Sunday was I seemed to have some time at the end of my day to actually relax, I know, it felt…

  • One Size Doesn’t Fit All

    On a daily basis I still have a few pinch myself moments that I’m responsible for another life. In fact I think a few people around me have the same. Not that I shouldn’t be responsible, but the fact that so much has happened in such a short space of time, it all feels a bit surreal. In fact a few weekend’s ago a friend of mine had mentioned she’d been reading my blog and said ‘I bet you didn’t think you’d be a dad, let alone writing about it’. And she was absolutely right, I didn’t. My decision to start writing about our experience as parents was primarily to…

  • Car Seat Upgrade – ‘Joie Spin 360’ Review

    Being a dad has taught me many things, one of which is that when you think you have enough equipment for your baby you either don’t, or you do and you need to update it within a few months anyway, normally due to the fact that your little one is not so little any more. Well we’re clearly feeding Ivy too much because she’s growing at an astronomical rate and because of that we recently bid a fond farewell to her first baby carrier. It served us more than well, allowing us to get her from A to B and providing her with those golden naps that could go uninterrupted…