Month: April 2017

Farmyard fun

Two years ago we descended on Smithhills Farm with a wide-eyed, cooing one-year-old.

Twenty four months on, we returned with a highly chatty three-year-old and a grinning baby.

A recipe for success?


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Easter Antics

It’s been a really special Easter for Sophie this year.

We were determined to make Easter at the very least as memorable as Christmas for her and my wife put in some sterling work to make that happen.

Here’s how it turned out…

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Skiing’snow laughing matter for Sophie part 1

Have you ever seen those tiny toddlers who zip down ski slopes as if they haven’t a care in the world?

Well, I’m a Dad who dreams big…and my wish for Sophie is that she could use her tender years to her advantage and be like those daredevil children.

So, just a couple of weeks after her 3rd birthday, armed with a waterproof suit and boundless optimism (from me anyway), Sophie and I headed off at the crack of dawn to Chill Factor…

How would she get on?

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Nottingham…ten years on

It made me feel very old when I realised it’s ten years next month since I did my final university exams.

A lot has happened since then, you could say.

To mark this momentous occasion, I reunited with my housemates and returned to the city of Forest, the Goose Fair and Robin Hood to see if anything had changed…

A handsome bunch of characters back in 2007 – we’re just missing Andy!

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