Christmas Is Cancelled - The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Christmas Is Cancelled

Christmas is cancelled. This is not a drill or a joke, and certainly not a hoax. The secondary school that two of our children attend has cancelled Christmas. This means that cards, gifts, carols and Christmas activities are banned. The students now have to write to the head of RE before the end of November […]

Running in the Dark

If you’re a runner the chances are that winter is your least favourite time of year. But likewise, if you’re a runner you go out no matter the weather. But in winter it’s not just the weather you have to contend with. We all lead busy lives and sometimes you simply can’t get out for […]

The Last Post - My Photo Friday

The Last Post

Last Sunday was Remembrance Sunday. It was also Armistice Day. Furthermore, it was 100 years since the end of World War One. It was an important day, it always is and I shall ensure that our girls live their lives knowing why it is so. But, in commemoration of the 100 years, something special happened – a […]

They Shall not Grow Old

They Shall Grow Not Old

Every now and then you see something that is truly mind-blowing. A film, a TV show, a play or even a musical. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does you revel in it. One such thing, that I implore you to seek out and watch, is Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old. If you’ve not […]