• Prevent Accidental Shootings

    There has been a lot of discussion of America’s gun laws and culture recently after the school shooting in Conneticut. The danger of gun prevalence in the USA really hit home, though, as I was reading a book over Christmas.   I’ve been reading Armin Brott’s excellent ‘The New Father: A Dad’s Guide to the […]

  • Parenthood – the sum of my knowledge

    I found out the other day that a guy I know’s wife is pregnant. It’s funny how, as a newbie parent myself, it’s so tempting to offer advice. I also had a conversation this week with someone else who was talking about the dilemma of offering this kind of ‘help’. And the longer I am […]

  • Verso

    So…after much deliberation, and with a hint of guilt, we put a deposit on a new car today. It was not a quick or easy decision, but our old car is fast approaching 100’000 miles, is slowly generating a few faults, and with the arrival of Isaac, is just too small – once the buggy […]

  • The little one

    Sally and I both use social media a lot so you may think that it would be entirely natural for us to keep some detailed online records of the pregnancy, birth (well, not the birth, but the immediate time after), and early days with our boy. BUT...

  • Preparing

    Right...I'm adding a new category to the blog, because...