Six Thousand

Reading time: 2 mins This is my 6,000th post. Almost 1.5 million words and counting. It’s a bit bonkers really. It’s one thing to consider the time that has passed since I posted my first ever blog post, but quite another to look at the build up stats surrounding this odd little place. Yes I know, if you do […]

The thing about Bluey

Reading time: 3 mins Being a parent is hard. It’s also rewarding, fun, tiring, expensive, and I wouldn’t change it for the world!… but it can be really overwhelming to have so much responsibility. You spend every single day making decisions for this tiny human who has no conception of what he’s doing most of the time, he’s just […]

1 year at Allied

Reading time: 3 mins It’s been a year since I returned to the world of the salaried, and to working in an office (three days a week) and I’m happy I made the right decision. It’s been a fun, challenging year, but I think I’ve made the transition well; it’s been an adjustment for sure but I knew that, […]

Plans and goals and things

Reading time: 2 mins My life is on hold.My plans have wavered.My dreams are simpler.My hopes are vivid.My goals have shifted. As parents, Becca and I are well aware that it’s easy to lose yourself in the day to day of caring for our son. The weeks collapse on each other, and before you know it June has arrived. […]

25 Years

Reading time: 2 mins 25 years A long, long time agoI can still remember how that musicUsed to make me smileAnd I knew if I had my chanceThat I could make those people danceAnd maybe they’d be happy for a while American Pie by Don McLean I can sing many songs (badly) word for word, the full version of […]

How NOT to make a smoothie

Reading time: 2 mins I work in an office 3 days a week and, on those mornings, I prepare a smoothie to take with me for my breakfast. I make it the night before, as buzzing up a smoothie at 6am is likely to wake my toddler and I’d rather not do that to him, or my wife. So […]