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To the laddies!

I’m not even sure where to start this post…it seems wildy random I know! Essentially I was in a client meeting in the rather awesome Caledonian Brewery in Scotland (years ago) and we were discussing Burns Night. I’d never attended an official Burns Night celebration or really knew what that involved but was happy to mark the occasion with a …

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The little man is turning one

I wrote this for friends and family when the little one was turning 1 – we’d learnt how much ‘stuff’ you acquire when having a child! Plus having lived in the same house for many years, were desperately trying to have less possessions not more. We were so lucky that when he was born we were given bags of hand-me-downs …

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Time is a gift

I was asked to write about my role as a volunteer for a local charity. It’s funny because when I first started volunteering I had no idea the impact it would have on my life, the friendships forged and the emotional journey it would take me on. A bit about the charity itself…  The Foxton Centre has been around long …

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Happy Getting Older Day Papa

New born baby, no sleep and my Dad’s birthday was fast approaching. There’s only so much time you can kill at 3am online shopping, reading parenting blogs and trying to work out if the little one needs changing, winding or feeding (again!). So penned this wee poem below for my Dad… Celebration and jubilation For on this day you are …