Category: Journal

300 Posts Later, How Has My Blogging Changed? 0

300 Posts Later, How Has My Blogging Changed?

It is funny that I am sitting here writing my 300th blog post on this site. I have had other sites in the past, but this one has been the one that has kept...

Musical Reflections #8 – Lord of the Dance 0

Musical Reflections #8 – Lord of the Dance

I attended Purley Oaks primary school in South Croydon for a few years, and I have many memories of my time there which is quite unusual for me. I remember going to camp and...

Musical Reflections #5 – Oh Yeah 0

Musical Reflections #5 – Oh Yeah

My musical reflection this time is more of a musical remembrance because it’s a song I haven’t heard for a long time. You know it can sometimes happen that you are in a shop...

Dad, Can You Help Me Please? 1

Dad, Can You Help Me Please?

It is a question that every father hears at some time in their lives. The desperate call of their child asking for help with complete confidence in their father’s ability to deal with whatever...

Musical Reflections #4 – How Great Thou Art 0

Musical Reflections #4 – How Great Thou Art

My next musical reflection is one that has meaning to me on two levels, one as a church goer and lover of old church hymns, the other as a reminder of my aunt Kath....

Pass the Bacon Please 0

Pass the Bacon Please

Now, if there are any vegetarians out there, I apologise in advance, but this post is about bacon. I have recently heard a story in the news about a national bacon shortage that was...

24# – Coughing Around The Christmas Tree 0

24# – Coughing Around The Christmas Tree

This week has had its share of good and bad points I have to say. My wife has had a bad cold over the past few days which has led to a lot of...

#22 – 12+1 Sleeps to go Till Santa 0

#22 – 12+1 Sleeps to go Till Santa

As I wrote that title, I got the overwhelming feeling that I didn’t want to put the number that makes 12+1. I’m not overly superstitious as a rule, but it was a feeling I...

#21 – Coffee and Go Nuts 0

#21 – Coffee and Go Nuts

I am probably more excited than a grown man should be, but we are going to be getting a new coffee machine. We already have a Nespresso, but it is a few years old...

#18 – One of Those Days 0

#18 – One of Those Days

Today has been as the title says ‘one of those days’. The kind of day that makes you wonder whether all your hard work is worth it. My daughter’s school continues to be a...