Good news for cheetahs | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Good News for Cheetahs

There’s some really great news for cheetahs at the moment. That’s cheetahs and not cheaters – I have suddenly gone soft on the Lance Armstrong’s of this world you know. No, of course I am talking about the fantastic news this week that the top court in India has said that cheetahs can be reintroduced […]

Bad days build better days | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Bad Days Build Better Days

As hard as we might try sometimes, not every day can be a good day. I’d go so far as to say that anyone who says they never have bads days is lying through their teeth. Sometimes you might want to portray that your days are good and nothing is wrong, but eventually, the mask […]

Happy New Decade | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Happy New Decade

It’s the 9th of January and I’ve just got around to writing a new year blog post. I’m a bit of a crap blogger – aren’t I? Anyway – HAPPY NEW DECADE! So 2020 eh! Wow, the twenties. Insane. It’s doesn’t seem like a day since I was crammed shoulder-t-shoulder in an overcrowded bar bringing […]

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Typical Dad Moans & Groans

Becoming a dad is an acquired skill. It isn’t something we feel we’re born to do naturally. Some of you will be far more prepared for the dad life than others. You might have known from a young age that you wanted to one day become a dad. Or you might have been thrown into […]

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 […]