Quick homemade tomato soup

A Quick Homemade Tomato Soup

What’s a dad to do when his two little girls ask for tomato soup for their dinner and there’s none in? Make some, of course! Here’s a very quick way to rustle up a delicious homemade tomato soup. Print Quick Homemade Tomato Soup Prep Time 2 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 12 minutes […]

Start Running And Never Stop Running | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Start Running And Never Stop Running

There’s no real secret to running. Rather, the difficulty that most people find when they start is that they don’t know how to keep it up. At the start, it’s uncomfortable and without the right motivation and preparation that discomfort can easily overshadow the potential lifestyle benefits that come with it. So, we’re going to […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Just a Girl and Her Dog

My Sunday photo this week was shot just yesterday. I’d been last minute Christmas shopping with G and D, but couldn’t wait to get home to get out with the dogs. As usual D wanted to come too, and I’d never say no. She loves the dogs. We’d bought some lovely new collars for the […]

Last Minute Christmas Shopping

Imagine my enthusiasm for this: I needed to head to Monks Cross retail park on the last Saturday before Christmas. It was last minute Christmas shopping time. I expected chaos, but that’s not what I got. But first, breakfast Before hitting the shops I needed fuel. Fortunately for me I’d heard the night before (at […]