What is family?

I’m sitting here at the dinner table at my sisters house, my niece & nephew are playing with my boys which gives me time to write this! It is strange, don’t you think? One would assume that you have more contact with your actual parents than with your step sister ( from my dads 1st […]

Car troubles and the annoyances this brings with it.


So we recently had problems with my reasonably new car starting ( it’s a 60 reg so only about 4 years old ) and the person I bought it from, the proprietor of a lovely little rural Garage in Terrington St Clement charlies service station even came out to us ( half an hour drive […]

Holiday pt 3

So in part 2 I spoke about food mostly, now here in part 3 I want to talk about theme parks, zoos, and the disappointment that was for one the original Mc Donald’s and Virgin Atlantic. Let’s start with the theme parks. As we all know looks & size wise there can be not a […]

Esate Agents love ‘em or hate ‘em

Sitting here in a room at a travelodge in Long Sutton near King’s Lynn not being able to go back to sleep even though I am dog tired I thought I tell you about my perception of the level of service I have received from the estate agents we got our new house through. I […]

Holiday pt. 2


Hey there. So in part 1 i was talking about the journey and arrival to our holiday destination. This time I want to talk about food & shopping. As Florida heavily relies on tourism,to finance the whole of the state, it is not surprising that the service is unbelievably friendly, courteous, attentive and all round […]


Hey there everyone! we are on Holiday. In the weird & wonderful US of A. Davenport, Florida to be exact. We’re are here with my Sister in law Cathy and her Husband Paul. Let’s rewind to Wednesday for a bit. So on Wednesday I took the boys over to see their grandparents and I came […]

Theme parks, budget hotels, dentists and passports.


*Just sitting here in the waiting room of the dentist and thought I start another blog post. * As the title suggests I thought I give you a piece of my mind on theme parks. You see for Christmas last year we bought ourselves the premium Merlin Passes. Premium you say, wouldn’t just the Merlin […]

Hello again! Has it really been 8 months?


Seems like another lifetime when I last wrote something? But in fact, I looked it up, it seems to be 8 months ago. So what have we been up to? Lots and lots of stuff. To tell you everything that has happened since my last post would take ages and I am not really capable […]

Wednesday words on a Thursday 07/11/13


Hello everyone, here is another Wednesday words on a Thursday! I use this lovely little App called timehop! Which shows you posts you done on Facebook and twitter in the past, that same day 1,2 and 3 years ago mostly. Which just so happened to remind me of the time our little Alex was in […]

Wednesday words 30/10/13

Hi there everyone! I been going through some of my pins on Pinterest, especially the ones on a board I called ‘Qoutes, Illustrations & Posters’ and came across this one: I would like to dedicate this not only to Emma who is just amazing, but also to Zoe, Jennie, Kylie and anyone else who has […]

Gosober ’13


Ok October is almost finished and I am just now writing about it, but I am sure a lot of you know what it is like when you have kids that don’t exactly work to your schedule and once they are asleep in bed for the night you feel so knackered all you want is […]

Wednesday words on a Thursday for #gosoberforoctober


I was rather busy yesterday and unfortunately didn’t get time to think of ‘Wednesday words’ so here is another rendition of Wednesday words on a Thursday! As it is October and there is this brilliant thing called Go sober for October I was looking for a song about alcohol and remembered this one: Beautiful South’s […]

what do you think constitutes an older parent

Older Parents? What would you class as older parents? Not trying to be nasty but in some areas of the Uk an older parent is late 20’s in some parts of the world early 20’s is considered older parents. Now I was 36 when I became a dad for the first time. Which I personally […]

Wednesday words 11/09/13

Having read the blog posts from Vic welton: http://www.vevivos.com/2013/09/08/the-saatchi-bill-1/ And now the Wednesday words post from Emma ( Crazywithtwins ): http://www.crazywithtwins.com/2013/09/11/wednesday-words-insanity-vs-the-saatchi-bill/ I thought it appropriate to revisit one of my earlier Wednesday words and actually try and translate it into English. It is a song from the German pop band ‘PUR’ the song is called […]

Feminism or a new age Mary Whitehouse campaign

I’ve been following this campaign to abolish page 3 and lads mags for a while now. The Co-op and probably Tesco too are getting rid of the lads mags from their shelves soon. Even though I don’t necessarily agree with the lads mags, I haven’t actually bought any ever. Flicked through the odd one now […]

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