My Experience of a Repair Café | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

My Experience of a Repair Café

As a society, it has become too easy for us to throw things away without giving a second thought to the environment. Consumerism has taken over and buying a replacement is often far more convenient that repairing something that is broken. People lack the skills nowadays to repair things at home, maybe even lack the desire. I […]

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Panto Is Over For Another Year

I am exhausted. That could be the amount of running I been doing, but it’s most likely all the running around we’ve all been doing. The girls are tired and Helen is too. It’s the end of the pantomime run for 2019. Three of our girls in the dance teams and we couldn’t be prouder. […]

Methotrexta: Just keep taking the pills | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Methotrexate: Just Keep Taking the Pills

If you weren’t aware, I have rheumatoid arthritis. I was diagnosed 3 years ago when I was 35 years old. People assume rheumatoid arthritis is an old person’s disease. Let me tell you, it’s not. On a weekly basis, I take 6 little yellow pills – methotrexate. This drug has kept the disease at bay, […]

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#TBT: Get Me Another Drink

Get me another drink I’m going all the way back to 27th December 2009 for this weeks Throwback Thursday. Traditionally it was  family gathering for Helen’s family on the 27th for her Mum’s birthday. Even after she passed we would get together. But, families can be complexz entities at times and that no longer happens […]

A Long Way From Lara

I’m not in this photo as I’m taking it. It doesn’t matter though as I’ve just spend a lovely Boxing Day with my family, mum and my sister (plus family) who are visiting from Australia. After experiencing the horses and hounds it was to the G&D for a Boxing Day brunch. The fact we then […]

2018 In Pictures | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

2018 In Pictures

I know, I know there’s still a couple of weeks of the year left but I just couldn’t wait to review my photos from 2018. I find choosing favorite photos really difficult, so instead I’ve chosen to pick a photo from each month that tells the story of my 2018. January January is pantomime month […]