Mia Tui Ascot Bag

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mia tui ascot bagI’ve long been an advocate of the man-bag even before the kids arrived. I’ve never understood why men insist on squeezing everything into their pockets? I mean, where do they keep their Manscara for a start? Ah, I may have just answered my own question.

Anyway, moving swiftly on, when Mia Tui asked me if I’d like to review their new Ascot Changing Bag I could have been a little offended.… read the full post.

New Scooters

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One of the greatest joys of being a stay at home dad is being able to take a step back, and providing I don’t stand on a piece of LEGO, taking a second to appreciate just how much the boys learn each and every day. It’s a ridiculous and frightening amount.

Only a second though. I never ponder anything longer than a second.… read the full post.

LEGO City Undercover – Wii U

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Lego City Undercover Wii UFor Christmas I gave Sonny my old Nintendo DS. He’d played with his cousins before and had somehow convinced me it could be educational, helping with his alphabet, namely A, B, X, and Y.

He loved it. A little too much. He insisted on being called Mario, and Luca, Luigi. Fine around the house, less so in the supermarket, especially when I’m answering to Peaches.… read the full post.

Hide and Seek Scooby Doo

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My childhood was one big game of hide and seek, or more accurately hide, jump out, and measure your success on the pitch of the ensuing scream. Even at 38 I still feel a sense of anxiety if either of my sisters are in the house and I don’t know exactly where they are at any given time.

I would say it was a guilty pleasure but for the fact neither of them feels even the slightest iota of guilt for hiding under a bed for an hour just to see me scream in terror when I walk in.… read the full post.

Being Silly

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A poem called ‘Being Silly’ …..

Sometimes you can be a bit nincompoopy,
You’re allowed the occasional huff.
You can cause a to-do, or a hullabaloo, or a mixture of all the above.

Sometimes you’re supposed to be just a tad loopy.
A twit or a twit twit a woo.
You can sound the odd poop, have a burp in your soup, or just scare complete strangers with ‘BOO!’… read the full post.