I have been testing the new iOS12 public beta out since its release and am loving some of the new features. One introduction was screen time, this enables you to see how much time you are spending on your phone, what apps you are using and how long you are spending on them!Read More
Holidays are so important to us as a family (as they probably are to you as well), we all work hard, be it at school or work and we all look forward to the big summer holiday!
The past few years have involved a trip to the Spanish mainland, a Canary or Balearic Island, as much as we like them we did start to get bored of these and fancied something different. This year we went to Kos! We mainly chose Kos because of it's pretty much guaranteed sunshine in August, as well as good food and awesome sea!Read More
Whilst writing this I am in Kos, Greece on a family holiday. My Nan had Dementia and Alzheimers and was diagnosed with this about 4 or 5 years ago. She had always been independent, living on her own since about 1990 when my Grandad Harry died.Read More
In case you havent seen todays announcement from Instagram, they have launched Instagram TV or IGTV for short.
They are calling it their most exciting feature to date! IGTV is a new app for watching long-form ie longer than the short clips stories already offers.Read More
Today @thedadnetwork has launched a campaign to raise awareness and tackle the issues of men’s mental health, especially amongst fathers.
#FatherFigures encourages dads to celebrate their bodies, whilst breaking down societal stereotypes of what a ‘normal’ body should look like, we all shouldn’t be expected to look like the #LoveIsland boys!Read More
I have shared podcasts on here previously that I enjoy listening to, but it has been a while since I last did an update post!
Some of you know or will have got the gist if you follow me on Instagram that I do a reasonable amount of driving for my job and between audible and podcasts I get through it! If there is any interest in the book Is listen to then perhaps that can be another post, but for now I want to focus on the podcasts I have been listening to lately.Read More
Blogging once again has been a bit hit and miss recently! But I said to myself I would share a photo form Wembley yesterday for MySundayPhoto!Read More
It’s typical bank holiday whether isn’t it, we are one of the lucky ones that won’t be getting any of the really horrid weather but it’s still not great.Read More
With the Beast from the East about to hit I may well regret discussing how cold it was during half term when we visited Devon.
Having gone straight back to work this.....Read More
This February half term we spent a few days in Devon.... it was great! But lets get one thing clear before I get into detail about what we are got up to:
Devon is closed until March.....
Ok I say this in jest but the one reoccurring theme across the whole week was exactly that, a number of the places (shops, cafes, attractions etc) we went to were pretty much closed apart from a few great places that were open!Read More
Well what a week it has been! Spent Monday to Friday down in Devon!
More on that to come, however I some how managed to tweak my back whilst packing up the car for the return journey!
I took somewhere in the region of 500 photo's on my camera (Dad's Olympus!) and many many more on the iPhone, but I due to this stupid back I have yet had the time to go through them and select some to pull together in a post.Read More
If you had told my 15 year old self that I would later admit to loving a Skoda I would have laughed in your face..... very very loud.
Those of similar age to me will remember the jokes about Skoda when we were kids, so in 2015 I found it hard to believe that I was standing in a Skoda showroom in Harlow seriously questioning my sanity as I was about to commit to a 3 year lease deal on a new Skoda Octavia and say good by to my C Class Mercedes.Read More
This post is going to be a little bit all over the place but I hope by the end of it you will understand why and stick with me.
This story starts with this little pin badge, I picked it up a couple of years ago in Marks and Spencers, a couple of pound to support Prostate Cancer UK for their Men United campaign. Cancer is a right bastard, it has had an impact on so many of my love ones around me but at that time not on my immediate family.Read More
If you read my post from the beginning of January where I spoke about music being my happy place I floated the idea of sharing a playlist each month.
Over January I have been creating a small list of some of the songs that I have enjoyed. There is no scientific method as to how I went about listing these,
it was a simple as a programme I may have been watching, for this song below, I wouldn't say it is the typical song I would goRead More
Last night we went for a stroll around London to look at the Lumiere London exhibition that has been on over different locations around London (unfortunately it seemed that millions of others decided to do the same.... it was packed!).Read More
For as long as I can remember music has always been one of my happy places, no I am not talented enough to play an instrument (although I have never tried), but I have always loved listening to it. I think that I have a reasonably eclectic taste and goes from Pavarotti to the Prodigy and everything in between.Read More
So it has been back to work for me this week, that has mean't the travelling about the place has started again fro 2018. Although I am not going to grumble, 2018 has treated me very well so far, in that my Dad gave me his old iMac (old as in about a year....bonus!!) and I have ordered a new car, which I left stupidly late. Due to the miles I do I lease my cars and my current one is going back on 19th January and until Friday I hadn't sorted a new one!Read More
This is the question I have been asking myself since the launch of the new iPhone X.
I am an out and out Apple Fan boy and have always wanted / had the most up to date iPhone on the market, but this time I have hesitated from jumping head first into an Apple store and just telling them to take my money.Read More
So this post has taken a while for me to put out there as I really didn't know what to focus on. Looking at my Instagram there is no doubt where we have returned from recently, but incase you are unaware or just don't follow my Instagram, Facebook or twitter then the place I am talking about is Disneyland Paris.Read More