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 […]

The Guilty Father

Reading time: 5 mins It’s early Sunday morning, it’s been a ‘night’ and my plans for Sunday were looking a bit rocky. I was up early, drinking a coffee and going over all this in my head. I felt conflicted, and a bit desolate as I couldn’t seem to find a good solution. It’s something I’ve noticed creeping into […]

Busy busy

Reading time: 3 mins I’m almost approaching my first year at Allied Vehicles and I’m busier than ever but, looking back I can see how far things have come since I joined. It’s a very small team, in a very fast paced environment and a lot of what I’m trying to do is help mature our own processes. With […]

Open the mic

Reading time: 2 mins This is my first timeAt one of theseand I find myself willing, hopingthat it won’t be shitno withering on the vine But it will be shitsay the voices in my headloudly spokenfilling me with dread Stop looking at me, but please side eye me your approval slide it along the floorso I may stoopand bowing, […]