Author: Dave


Wow, what a year!

Happy New Year everybody! I’ve just about drawn breath from the festive season. Ours was a bit fraught at times but also good fun spending quality time with all my girls. In the lead...


In praise of working mums

When was the last time you really appreciated your wife or partner? When I tell people what I do I keep getting asked “How are you getting on?” This is usually said with some...


Sleep training with baby no.2

When Galla was born both me and my wife were really keen to get her into a good sleep routine.  I was the stricter parent when it came to her waking up during the...


My Sunday photo

The only place in the UK with no snow this morning….sigh


The Winterton Arms

Welcome to my pub review pages. I thought it would be nice to write about something other than my children. My other favourite things; beer and food. We live in a lovely part of...


Classes – Baby Sensory

My wife took a year off with Galla and living in London there were loads of different classes and groups she could take her to. I had to do quite a bit of research...


Dad on the loose

Beware! Dad on the loose. I had the chance for a night out recently to catch up with some friends. Trouble is, these days, when I get a chance to have some time off...


Leaves leaves and more leaves

When we bought this house, one of the things that attracted us to it was the larger garden. My wife loves doing a bit of gardening, her Dad has an amazing veggie patch and...


On having nothing to say.

I’ve fallen into that trap that I always told myself would never happen. In polite company I have nothing else to talk about apart from my children. I gave up my office job in...