…To Be A Dad.

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On the up

March 4th, 2011 · 7 Comments · boys, church, climbing, Fatherhood Friday, local, oliver, play, sport, steve, things to do with the kids

It’s always good when the lazier elements of our household are persuaded to get off their bottoms and do something active other than watch TV. But enough of me, it’s also good for the kids to be active too. That’s why recently I asked my friend and long-time rock-climber, Chris, whether he thought Oliver was […]

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Christmas Round-up 2007

December 26th, 2007 · No Comments · hayley, lucy, oliver, steve

Christmas Eve In the run-up to Christmas we told Oliver we would put out a carrot for Rudolph and a mince pie and glass of whisky for Father Christmas. (The politically correct glass of water that seems to have been proposed by playgroups and/or nursery was never going to be an option. He drank whisky […]

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Bits and bobs

November 21st, 2007 · 3 Comments · hayley, lucy, oliver, steve

Dad in chargeLast night Hayley went to watch a play in which a friend of ours was acting. So for the first time I was home alone with both kids when Oliver had to go to bed. The moment Hayley headed out of the door, Lucy filled her nappy, just as I wanted to get […]

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Visiting our new nephew ("no name")

November 17th, 2007 · 1 Comment · hayley, julia, no name, oliver, rob, steve, tom

My sister gave birth to a baby boy on the 9th November. Thanks to the visiting rule at the hospital where he was born (no children on the ward) we had our first chance to meet him over the weekend. So today Saturday we headed off to Dalton. Hayley and I vividly recall from our […]

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