Buying a Car for Your Family

Image Credit  Whether you are buying a family car for the first time or the fifteenth, there are certain qualities and criteria you need to consider to get the best value for money and the best safety features. In this article, we explore some of the things you need to consider before buying a family […]

Winter Fashion Tips for Men

It might be pretty mild outside but winter is creeping up around the corner and you have to get ready for it. You might have prepared your house, we may have had your car checked, but have you checked your wardrobe lately? When was the last time you went winter shopping for yourself anyway? Aside […]

Tom Cruise meets the Yorkshire Dad of 4

Mission: Impossible – Meeting Tom Cruise

A-list celebrities don’t come much bigger (if at all) than Tom Cruise. From Cocktail to Top Gun, Tropic Thunder to Magnolia I have seen so many of his movies. Undoubtably though, it will be the Mission: Impossible franchise for which many people know him these days. According to his Wikepedia filmography page he has been […]

A Safari at Monk Park Farm | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

A Safari at Monk Park Farm

As businesses and visitor attractions slowly start up again following the coronavirus lockdown some places are finding times tough. Monk Park Farm near Thirsk has been hard hit – something many open farms like it have found nationwide. But, they are opening again by diversifying the attraction and allowed people to drive around the park […]

10k A Day in May | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

19 Day. 129 miles. Why?

Some 19 days ago I decided on a whim to run 10k (6.2 miles) every day in May to raise money for Versus Arthritis. Now, as I approach the two-thirds point of the challenge I thought I’d drop a little update. Before I launch into the trials and tribulation of running 10k every day I […]

The pile of shame | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

The Pile of Shame

It is there in the corner of the room. Staring at you. It’s glare burning into the back of your head as you turn to avoid eye contact. There’s no escaping its presence any longer. You have to acknowledge it. The runner’s pile of shame! Though it pains me to admit it, this is something […]

I needed a rest | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

I Needed a Rest

If you happened to read my blog post from yesterday then you will have seen that I was feeling a little jaded. Work, life and trying to jump into a challenging marathon training plan was getting to me a bit. The issue I was having with the plan (apart from simply having to follow one) […]