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Socialising

Natural History Museum

29th May, 2017

Monday 29th May 2017 – Bank Holiday Monday affords me one more day to be Super Dad and I’ve arranged a trip for my son and 3 of his little friends to go to the Natural History Museum. We set out early to avoid the crowds and it is already apparent that this is going
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socialising

Family & Friendship

What you realize when you hit rock bottom!

24th May, 2017

24th May 2017 – It was an early start for me today to make a conference call with Tokyo this morning. Summer is truly here in London and my ride in to work as beautiful as ever. This has been the toughest year of my life so far, no exceptions! But I’m starting to realize that
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Family & Friendship

#tryingtobethebestdaddyIcanbe!

23rd Mar, 2017

Thursday 23rd March – It is another chance to dress up for my son today at school. The theme is Fairytales and his book of the moment is the Elves and the Shoemaker. I’ve ordered him a costume for the day and my little ‘Elf’ trots off happily in to school. My role of Mummy and
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food

Nutrition & Wellbeing

Hope or a Fried Mind?!

13th Mar, 2017

Monday 13th March 2017 – ‘This has gone on far too long!’ I keep saying to myself. I just want to be fixed. I just want to get back to being the person I was before all this began. But the old adage is so true. So often I take 2 steps forward and then
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Family & Friendship

Sunday Fun.

26th Feb, 2017

26th February 2017 – Yesterday, the photo of Bradley Lowery and Jermaine Defoe thanking Everton Supporters was circulating the internet and I keep coming back to it time and time again on my phone today. The revelation that this wonderful little boy has another tumor makes me sick to my stomach and again makes this
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socialising

Family & Friendship

Active Recovery

25th Feb, 2017

25th February 2017 – It is a weekend of helping to get my little boy back on his feet after the Norovirus and thankfully it is a weekend of being supported by Mum. God bless her. I’m sorry that she has had to come to the rescue once again but deep down I am so
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food

Nutrition & Wellbeing

Searching for context

2nd Feb, 2017

2nd February 2017 – One of the reasons I am struggling so much with things right now, I believe, is that I’ve never really had to cope with anything quite as horrific as this before in my life. It has taken me until my 40’s to be truly tested and for me to be truly knocked
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opportunities

Family & Friendship, Work

Doing my best!

26th Jan, 2017

26th January 2017 – Stress levels are high today. I’ve got to manage a sick child with Chicken Pox but there is also no let up with work and even though I’ve afforded myself the luxury of working from home today. I’ve a really packed series of conference calls today and this is incredibly tricky
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Sunset by Bike

Family & Friendship, Socialising

‘You are an Angel’

19th Jan, 2017

19th January 2017 – It is a really cold morning this morning and I try to make sure my little boy is well wrapped up for school when I drop him off at the Child Minders. On to the bike and it is a beautiful, crisp, morning. A morning where people are striding at a
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opportunities

Family & Friendship

Science Museum

14th Jan, 2017

14th January 2017 – Today is the day my son has been waiting for for some time now! We are off to the Science Museum…………… He is so excited by the time there is a knock at the door at 10am, when his little friend turns up. What is also very sweet is that he can’t
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