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Fidget’s Short Stories: The Princess’s Golden Dress

Our five year old Fidget has decided that she would like to write stories from time to time. As and when her literary whim strikes, her stories will be published here (mainly for her to read back on in later […]

Remembering Avô

On the 10th January, Fidget & Little Man lost their Avô, Delfino. For those of you who don’t understand Portuguese, Avô means grandfather. Delfino was Fidget & Little Man’s maternal Avô; mummy’s daddy.
(Main picture is of Fidget & Little Man’s Avô and […]

Valentine’s Blah, Blah, Blah!

It’s that time of the year again. Yes, February 14th is closing in fast. But not fast enough to pass me by in a flash that I can ignore. It will build up and ooze by like a semi-stagnant river […]

By |February 10th, 2018|Soapboxing|46 Comments

Washout Saturday West End Sunday

So this weekend has been a bit hit and miss. Or, I suppose, I should say – to put it in chronological order – miss and hit, because Saturday was a cold, rainy, washout of a day. Which meant that […]

By |February 4th, 2018|Road Trips|24 Comments

Notes to Little Man: Little Man Turns Three

Little Man has turned three. And, like many of the birthday posts I read from bloggers, mummy and I are wondering where the time has gone. In notes to Little Man, I tend to focus on his milestones, but Little Man Turns […]

Daddy’s Bedtime Adventure Part Three: There and Back Again

Part 3 of Daddy’s Bedtime Adventure, the final chapter (you can read Part 1 Here & Part 2 Here)
This story is based on actual events …
It was 9am, on a sunny Saturday morning; four hours after I had been dragged […]

By |January 21st, 2018|Creative, Soapboxing|23 Comments

Daddy’s Bedtime Adventure Part Two: The Morning After

Part 2 of Daddy’s Bedtime Adventure (you can read Part 1 Here & Part 3 Here)

This story is based on actual events …
 
 It’s very early Saturday morning, the sun had risen, and according to yesterday’s forecast today was going to […]

By |July 21st, 2017|Creative, Soapboxing|28 Comments

Fidget’s First School Report

So the school year is almost over. Fidget’s first year at primary school is coming to an end. It will shortly be bye-bye reception, hello Year 1. And the time that has passed has been punctuated by us receiving Fidget’s […]

Daddy’s Bedtime Adventure

This is Part 1 of Daddy’s Bedtime Adventure (you can read Part 2 Here & the final chapter, Part 3 Here)
This story is based on actual events …
 
It had been a long hot, sunny Friday, but there I was stuck in my […]

By |July 3rd, 2017|Creative, Soapboxing|23 Comments

The 5am Show Hosted by Fidget & Little Man

The 5am Show hosted by Fidget & Little Man is something I’m forced to participate in regularly. Too regularly, actually. Most mornings, in reality. So before I dive in and describe The 5am Show, I’m going to provide some perspective by comparing […]