The Austrian Exchange Meeting

In three weeks time, our fourteen-years-old daughter will travel to Austria with 26 other students from her school. She’s there for a week and will be living with a girl called Maria and her family in the south-east of the country. What an amazing opportunity she’s got in front of her on this Austrian Exchange. Tonight […]

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 […]

Merry Christmas | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Merry Christmas

I just wanted to take this opportunity to wish anyone who bothers to read my rambling a very merry Christmas. Today is Christmas Eve and, apart from a visit to the dentist (because that’s how I roll), we are all ready for the festivities. I’d also like to thank you for reading this blog. 2018 […]

15 Things I Love About Christmas

I recently wrote about the 15 things I hate about Christmas, so it’s time to redress the balance. Christmas is a magical time of year and I love it. My “hate” post was about all those things that have become irritating about this time of year. But, contrary to wht you might think I do […]