Music – 15 of my top tracks (could have been 1500…)

A very small selection of my vinyl collection

Music – my top 15 tracks and what they mean to me. Music has always been a massive part of my life. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had an urge to listen to music. You’ll never find me sat in silence. Maybe it drowns out the …

Read more

Buying a house

It’s something I’ve wanted to do for years, but it just never seemed right, or possible. By “right”, I mean, I never felt settled enough in one place to commit the next 20 years to living there. I’ve always been a bit of a loose canon when it comes to …

Read more

How time flies

When this blog started, we had no idea that life would change so much, so quickly. Granted, we’ve been pretty bad at writing posts on the regular (here’s me trying to change that now!), but there’s obviously a good reason for it! It’s amazing to think that this blog is …

Read more

The thought of being a Dad…..

For years, maybe, 31 of them, I’d convinced myself that I didn’t want children. I was happy just being me, just the best Uncle (of course) to many nephews and nieces, not really worrying about them once they’d left my responsibility zone. I guess its because I could never imagine …

Read more

Manchester – From us

This isn’t really the idea of our blog, I don’t think either of us ever thought we’d write a post like this, but sometimes you just need to vent your anger, frustrations and upset. This is one of those times. As everyone knows, on Monday night, a tragic event took …

Read more

Magic Mirror

A few weeks ago now, I was told to take some time off work and try and relax. Easier said than done for someone like me, who classes “time off” as “only checking my work emails hourly”. But this time, I listened to the people telling me what to do, …

Read more