Who are we?

Daddy playing with Robbie on his changing mat when he was just a few days old.

I’m nobody really. Just your average first time Dad who enjoys writing and wants to share his thoughts with the world.

Having a child changed me. I used to be cool. (Lie). The whole focus on life shifts from any interests of my own to purely being a responsible adult for the good of the little man. No more football on a Sunday afternoon… teletubbies instead. No more going to the pub for one too many… nappy changing to do. I wouldn’t change it for the world.

I chose to write a blog to put across my feelings and bring a little humour to my role as Daddy. A year later and the blog is still going strong, though not sure the same can be said of me! Robbie is now two and a half years old and is changing every day and getting me more new, exciting and slightly scary challenges as he makes he journey through life.

My latest posts:

It’s Oh So Quiet

There’s no screaming, no laughter and no constant shouting of the word ‘Dad.’ The house is not shaking and there is no trail of destruction and half eaten snacks spread out like a treasure hunt. As Bjork famously said, it’s oh so quiet. The last few weeks have felt like a hurricane hit us. Our…

Robbie the schoolboy

It still feels a little strange but reality has now set in and I am coming to terms with being the Father of a school kid. When school shuts its gates on Tuesday so that the kids can have a week preparing for Santa’s visit, Robbie will have completed his first term at school.

A trip down memory lane

It’s no secret that I have a terrible memory. Sadly I remember very little from my own childhood and my short term memory is even worse. I have zero sense of direction and will have to do a route approximately five thousand times before it becomes vaguely familiar.

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