And so it begins…

We’re here, it’s September, it’s the 13th, it’s O’s birthday. The time has begun to start my year and one day fundraising effort for the National Autistic Society. The video below covers everything I have planned for the following year, please just take a few minutes to watch it, that would mean the world to me.

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Tales from a tired parent – #2 Cheesegate

Every now and then there are certain situations that as a parent frustrate you and terrify to your core when they happen, hours later when you look back at them they make you laugh. These stories need to be told. O likes to take mood swings to the extreme and his relationship with cheese is one of the most baffling. Depending on the season… day… hour… hell, even minute he could like cheese or hate it, it’s always worth checking before we do anything. Continue Reading...

Sunday evening Blog & Vlog. Trying to show men can multitask #5

By far the latest ‘Sunday evening Vlog and Blog’ ever, simply because it’s Monday, I wasn’t able to render the video until tonight, so apologies, but now let’s begin. A very happy me. I set my three running goals at the beginning of the year and now I have completed all three with a ten mile run in 1 hour and 22 minutes, a full 23 minutes quicker than when I did the Great South Run in 2014.

Tales from a tired parent – #1 The Boy without Fear

Every now and then there are certain situations that as a parent frustrate you and terrify to your core when they happen, hours later when you look back at them they make you laugh. These stories need to be told. The first one, bit of a cheat because it’s many occasions rolled into one, but everyone needs a good backstory. We have C, the 3 year old daredevil, unfettered by hindrances like; experience, common sense, fear and quite possibly, depth perception. Continue reading...

Sunday evening Blog & Vlog. Trying to show men can multitask #4

So, I'm back. Apologies for my absence, I haven't had the best couple of weeks so I've withdrawn into myself slightly, but it's time to pull myself out of my self induced isolation and lace up those running shoes. https://youtu.be/GOMYOrzoh9o 10 Miles was the distance today, made harder because I haven't done a thing in … Continue reading Sunday evening Blog & Vlog. Trying to show men can multitask #4

Sunday evening Blog & Vlog. Trying to show men can multitask #3

First things first, this is a very positive vlog today and... wait for it.. will publish at 9pm on the dot. I can hear your gasps from here.  So much acheived this week, PBs galore in my training for the Royal Parks Half Marathon, O back at the football and starting a chant and of … Continue reading Sunday evening Blog & Vlog. Trying to show men can multitask #3

Sunday evening Blog & Vlog. Trying to show men can multitask #2

Before you all say it, yep 9pm has been and gone, it's been an emotional week, but at least it's on the same day this time, I'm getting closer. https://youtu.be/613jeXOxh2s Today we've spent the day at my mum and dad's, supporting my mum, she had all her boys there and all her grandkids, it was … Continue reading Sunday evening Blog & Vlog. Trying to show men can multitask #2

Sunday evening Blog & Vlog. Trying to show men can multitask #1

First things first, sorry that the first one is a bit late. One reason is it's my first time using YouTube and I didn't realise how long videos take to render and the other is a monumentous meltdown from O. His cousins were sleeping over again tonight, this one was planned some time in advance … Continue reading Sunday evening Blog & Vlog. Trying to show men can multitask #1