Blame the grandparents Amazon Alexa rules

So this is this modern society. We were playing songs on our Google Home, only for Sofia at the end to shout out “Alexa” and the song she wanted. “No Sofia it is Hey Google”. Sofia, “Alexa”. “No Sofia, it’s Hey Google”. Alexa is the grandparents, a weekend away and Sofia’s brand loyalty is now […]

Children’s Television

I don’t think I’ve watched normal television during the day for the last month. With everything going on in the world this is probably a good thing. I didn’t think I’d enjoy watching children’s TV but it definitely has a calming effect in a world gone mad.  I’ve tried explain the joys of children’s tv […]

Hours Off

There isn’t much time off being a dad. You might say work is that but you are not switched off and left to your own devices, in fact in many ways getting home and being with Sofia is a break from that and allows you to switch off with the most taxing decision being what […]

3 Months in!

Ok, so we are 3 months in.  I haven’t blogged as much as I have wanted.  It is good for collecting some thoughts and now playing back some events.  So what has happened over the last 3 months.  Well we have a real life baby! Still getting used to saying that.  It hasn’t been as […]

Never Thinking

Have I given a great deal of thought about being dad? No, not really, more thinking of trying not to be a dad.  There are many good reasons not to be a dad, it costs money, it ruins your freedom – no late night partying and planning becomes a must, it ties you down – […]