present

My Wife’s Birthday Present-Argh!!!

Every year it’s the same problem. What should I get my wife for her birthday present? Don’t get me wrong I have ideas. But self doubt kicks in and I’m left wondering whether my brilliant idea is something that she will really want. Or will it just be something that I think she will like but in reality she couldn’t care less. Or worse, immediately asks you for the receipt! So this year I have been trying to keep tabs on things that she says that she likes, and things that she has hung around looking at in shops. Books and beauty products – not that she needs any!! (Yes she could read this so that will give me major brownie points!!) Ok, so what was on my list? Books. There are many books that she would be interested in. Like running books and self motivation books. But I wanted something different for her this year as I[…]

Read more

Teaching my boy football skills

So here’s the deal. When you have children you either want a little princess that you can dote after or a son who will follow you everywhere and become a mini me! So when you get both! Result! Now that they have grown up a bit and that I have gently introduced football into their lives everything was almost perfect, even my daughter was enjoying it a bit, but then it happened. My son got a best friend who was also mad about football and one day he came home and said, “Dad I’ve decided to support Liverpool!” I nearly collapsed on the spot! So now it is with heavy heart that I have to accept his decision and move on….. (for now!) Anyway, I thought that I would try to teach him some footie skills over the park as to him I am Maradona so hey, while I am still[…]

Read more