How About a Hot Mug of ‘Man Up’ Son? – On Being a Man in 2016

During the course of any conversation with me you can expect to hear the sentence ‘I once read that…’ at least three times. If I’m reading a particularly interesting book this may increase to somewhere north of 10 times pch (per conversation hour). In between parenting, working, dating, writing and auditioning for First Dates, I … More How About a Hot Mug of ‘Man Up’ Son? – On Being a Man in 2016

Daddy’s Rude Awakening (Or, Don’t Worry Pete, Your Title’s Safe…)

For as long as I can remember I wanted to be a Dad. To create a unique human being that is part of you, that will look to you to guide them through life, that will always own the largest part of your heart – nothing else in life has ever seemed to me to … More Daddy’s Rude Awakening (Or, Don’t Worry Pete, Your Title’s Safe…)

We Could be Heroes

My house is home to various superheroes.  I have a 4 year old son and superheroes hold a particular fascination for little boys, a fascination that I would suggest endures in big boys (Superman, in case you were wondering). My son’s hero of the moment is Hulk, in all his muscular green glory.  As fathers I … More We Could be Heroes