10 random thoughts I’ve had since becoming a dad

Pick up any parenting book in Smiths and you’ll find an FAQ section with the same old ‘when can I feed my child solids?’ or ‘how warm should his room be?’. But the questions you’ll actually be asking yourself and thoughts you’ll be having when baby arrives are much more random. For example... 1. Whoever… Continue reading 10 random thoughts I’ve had since becoming a dad

Why I should move to Sweden to be a better dad

Today’s got me thinking about things Sweden does really well (bear with me): 1. Kopparberg - Delicious, dangerously-drinkable cider that has been the foundation of many a drunken summer afternoon. 2. Ikea - Despite an average visit taking 18 months off your life, how else would us working folk furnish our homes? Not forgetting their… Continue reading Why I should move to Sweden to be a better dad

Why it’s actually a great time to bring a child into the world

Earlier this week I was sat on the Piccadilly Line, gormlessly staring at an advertisement that promised to ‘make stocks and shares fun’, when two Sloaneys (public schooled, King’s Road types) got on clutching Mulberry handbags and perched themselves underneath said billboard. Next to them, just the other side of the glass partition stood a… Continue reading Why it’s actually a great time to bring a child into the world