Abrams & Chronicle Fathers Day gift guide
Books, stationery

A bookish Father’s Day Gift Guide

When you're struggling to buy a gift for someone you can't go wrong with a book - and we all know dads are notoriously difficult to shop for. There are only so many mugs and keyrings one poor old fart can own with "World's Best Dad" on them. Me? I like to go with a… Continue reading A bookish Father’s Day Gift Guide

a monster calls
Books, Film, Lifestyle

A Monster Calls, Fathers Day and new shoes #LittleLoves

I went back to work this week after an incredible week off and I struggled a bit with the hot weather. I managed to squeeze in some reading though - and some questionable TV last weekend! Here's what I've been up to this week. Read: Why did no-one warn me about A Monster Calls when… Continue reading A Monster Calls, Fathers Day and new shoes #LittleLoves

star wars sign from totally funky
Film, geekery, Lifestyle, Parenthood

The ultimate Father’s Day gift

Find it hard to shop for your dad/grandad/partner for Father's Day? I've found the ultimate gift from Totally Funky*. I challenge you to find a single bloke who isn't into Star Wars, or at least appreciates the "I'm your father" line. It's particularly apt in our house - my partner is called Luke and he… Continue reading The ultimate Father’s Day gift

game of thrones battle of the bastards
blogging, geekery, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Friday Favourites #4

Ah, Friday Fun Day! I'm really loving putting together these favourite posts. Even in a week when buses have been shit (two and a half hours to get home from work!) and Jenson has been screaming in pain as his first molar cuts through, I like taking the time to reflect on the brighter aspects… Continue reading Friday Favourites #4

fathers day gift guide 2016

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2016

It's Father's Day in a mere 11 days! Luke's a lucky bugger as it falls in the same week as his birthday - double the presents! Of course, being parents ourselves now, we have fun Grandad cards and presents to buy too. Here are some of my top pics for dads and grandads. Personalised Daddy… Continue reading Father’s Day Gift Guide 2016

me and dad on his 50th birthday

10 things I love about my dad

In honour of Father's Day, I'm dedicating today's blog post to my dad. Here are just ten reasons why he's so bleddy awesome. Happy Father's Day! 1. He'll do anything for his kids. When we moved house recently he came round and painted and wallpapered, no questions asked 2. He's a great grandad. Before I… Continue reading 10 things I love about my dad

personalised fathers day wooden flag from not on the high street
Books, Film, Lifestyle

Last-minute Father’s Day gift guide

In case it's slipped your mind, this Sunday is Father's Day. It's Luke's first and we have grandads to buy for now too, so I've pulled together a little selection of ideas for the dads/grandads in your life. Whether you're looking for something sentimental or sensible, cool or quirky, I've got you covered! Star Wars… Continue reading Last-minute Father’s Day gift guide


Highlights of the week

Now that I'm regularly checking Bloglovin, I'm not missing any of my favourite bloggers' new posts! So here are all of the posts that I've read and loved this week, along with some Twitter discoveries. Enjoy! Lifestyle posts... A collection of first world problems we all suffer from sometimes - Chapter Friday On Jacqueline Wilson… Continue reading Highlights of the week


Top 10 gifts for Father’s Day

Father's Day is swiftly approaching, so if you're looking to treat the old man in your life, then look no further. I've trawled through the whole of the internet so you don't have to. Whatever your budget, you're bound to find something. Under £5 You can't go wrong with a card, and this one from Not… Continue reading Top 10 gifts for Father’s Day