Running Diary 2018 – Week 3

Distance this week: 18.8km Number of runs this week: 4 Distance to goal: 1970.1km A better week than last week – I actually ran! The week started with a short evening run with both dogs. Dottie is retired from running but I took her to make sure I didn’t go too fast as I hadn’t run […]

Big News On My Rheumatoid Arthritis

I don’t make a big deal about having rheumatoid arthritis. I written the odd blog post and mention is now again again but other than that I leave it as one of those parts of me I’m comfortable with and happy to leave in the background. Until now… You see it’s just over two years […]

The UKs Weird Child Car Seat Laws

We had revelation recently. Delilah, who is tall, is 9 years old and has been on a back-less car booster seat for a while. But a revelation came when she sat in the middle seat (i.e. directly in the sight line of my rear view mirror) recently and I realised she was very high up. […]

Dads Do Make-up Too

How many Dads are out there that would willingly do their daughters make-up? I suspect not many. Well here’s one dad who has learnt to do it and does do it. Of course I’m not talking about whacking on the blusher before school everyday like one of our teenage daughters does. No, I am talking […]

A Hard Hitting Lesson in Living

Unless you pay zero attention to social media you can’t fail to be aware of a post by the late Holly Butcher – the 27 year Australian lady that recently passed away having battled cancer. As of writing this her Facebook post has been share almost 150,000 times and with good reason. The thing is […]

It’s Panto Time – Break A Leg Girls

At exactly the time this post goes live the curtain will go up on the first matinee performance of the annual pantomime that our daughters’ dance school choreographs for – this year it’s Goldilocks and the Three Bears. This will be Delilah’s third year performing in the junior dance team and she absolutely loves it – all […]