A couple of school terms ago I was looking on the tinterweb, and came across a number of American Dads who drew little pieces of art and favourite cartoon characters on their kids paper lunch bags. I loved the idea. Each with its own little phrase or slogan. I thought I’d give it ago. I bought a large pack of coloured sharpies and some plastic … Continue reading Sandwich Bag Art
Today is the first day of the summer holidays, and I have rode my bike to work. This is part 2 of an initiative I like to call, “get my fitness back”. You see in my youth I was very fit. I was a Muay Thai boxer, a WWE style wrestler, and Roller/Ice hockey coach, manager, player. At one point I was training every night … Continue reading The first stop on the Journey to Positivity is Insanity
My wife has coeliac disease. Her mother has it, her Grandad died because he didn’t stick to the diet. It is very likely that one or more of our children will get it during their lifetime. She was officially diagnosed with coeliac in 2010, which seems like forever ago now, but she was aware of the condition since a young age. So what is coeliac … Continue reading My wife has Coeliac – My Frustrating Journey
Last weekends adventure was a crafty one. We decided to liven our garden up with some rock ornaments. Of course as easy as it is to buy them where would be the fun in that. As it was a nice day we decided that the best thing to do would be to actually collect the rocks and paint them ourselves. Ha ha we do after … Continue reading Rock Ornaments
Me and Mrs Berg were sat outside with a glass of wine (hot chocolate for the woman with child), with the promise of cheesy home-made nachos on the cards, when all of a sudden one of the little ones comes running down the stairs. This is not unusual and can normally be chalked up to Sod’s law. This time, however our 9 year old couldn’t be … Continue reading What’s new Pussy Cat?
When my eldest daughter was younger she was obsessed with lists, particularly role calls. She would endlessly line her teddies up and play teacher to them. So to introduce my four greatest achievements I could find no better way. I have been a lot of things in my life, Ice Hockey coach, amateur wrestler, University Student, but my proudest time of my life is fatherhood. … Continue reading Here comes trouble
Welcome. My nickname from University was Berg. And this is my Place. I wanted to create my own little space on the internet to share with people my everyday life, as interesting or uninteresting as that may be. In a world of Facebook and Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr it seems like everyone is doing just that from their mobiles. It has almost become instinct for … Continue reading Welcome to Bergs Place