It has been a big day today. My youngest son turned 3. My oldest son started in Juniors. My eldest Daughter started her final year at primary school and my middle daughter started her first day at primary school. Also Mrs Berg has started her first year of a 3 year course at university. Busy Morning. I however have a day off. It just happens … Continue reading The First Day of Autumn
Where has the time gone. I write this from my work computer, a brief moment of solitude. I am hazy and tired. Not from work as such, or from the kids. No workout has got me sweating like this. No mind mind hurts from a constant stream of social media. It starts off so innocently. I have my own Twitter account. Then my own Instagram … Continue reading Too much Social life
Where we live is on a street with a park in it. It is full of children playing constantly. Since we had a previously lived on main roads our kids had never really played out with other kids before so they relished being called for and going out in a gang. It was brilliant. But then we had a chance, an offer to move house, and … Continue reading The Park or the Space?
Lessons about being a man… Ha ha. Not from me. I am merely a student of true manliness. I refer you to the legendary Brett Mckay. Author of a popular blog called the Art of Manliness. This post is partly a referral and partly a thank you. Firstly the referral. If you have never heard of the art of manliness and you are a man … Continue reading Lessons about being a Man
I was thrilled this week to be nominated for The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award by Mackenzie of Reflections From Me. I have linked up with Mackenzie a number of times using her #mummyandus link up. I find her posts inspirational and her photography excellent. She is an established blogger with some excellent posts. Please visit her blog you won’t be disappointed. Thank you very much … Continue reading The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award
Currently Mrs Berg and I are running on empty. It’s a struggle to get up. It’s a struggle to focus. It’s a struggle stay focused. It’s all due to the time old affliction every parent (except that one friend from the school yard pick up, we all have one) experiences, good old sleep deprivation. Because it’s summer, the older kids are up later. The baby keeps … Continue reading Too Tired
I know you’re as disappointed in that tie as we are. – Actually, I’d have preferred a loss. – You’re kidding, right, Coach ? Well, you learn a hell of a lot more from losing than from winning. Coach Orion – Mighty Ducks 3 Here’s something I noticed that should be a given. It was Game 2 of the season and we had had a … Continue reading You Lose, You Learn