Faith in humanity restored | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Faith in Humanity Restored

It’s fair to say at the moment that as a nation we are becoming somewhat fractured. Dare I say that Brexit has polarised people and we’re no longer a society that helps one and other. But, my faith in humity was restored recently. This is a post about that and, thankfully, not Brexit. Last weekend […]

The Cornet and the Karma | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

The Cornet and the Karma

Tuesday and Wednesday evenings are not my favourite times of the week. The complex schedule of dance classes our girls undertake means I quite often am at risk of meeting myself coming back. Or, at the very least, forgetting to collect one of the girls. I’m not sure which would be worse; forgetting one of […]

The Start of Two Years of Lasts | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

The Start of Two Years of Lasts

At the start of September, we began what will be two years of consecutive “lasts” in our children’s lives. I have to admit I am not coping well with the sight of my children growing up at this rapid pace and naturally our role as parents changes. This is our eldest daughter’s last year of […]

Yorkshire Day | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Happy Yorkshire Day 2019

It’s Yorkshire Day once again! A day that all Yorkshire folk celebrate being born of the greatest county there is. We really have got it all up ‘ere you know. It doesn’t seem like a year since I wrote my last post about Yorkshire Day where I showcased some of my favorite Yorkshire photos. Last […]

Selling a House – Goodbye Walnut Grove

It was October 2004, Helen was eight and a half months pregnant with Grace and we already had a 13-month old Lydia. Despite the challenges, we moved into number Walnut Grove in Dewsbury. We left behind our first home together, a small terraced house not a mile away, to create a home for our growing […]

Curtain Up on The Sound of Music | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Curtain Up on The Sound of Music

It’s been a while since I’ve written about the fact I am in a musical – The Sound of Music to be precise. Remember, I ended up auditioning whilst playing Dad’s Taxi, taking Lydia and Delilah to the audition. Well, the time has passed very quickly indeed and tonight, after many hours rehearsing, Pickering Musical […]