Tag: parenting

If black pudding pork scratchings are WRONG, I don’t want to be RIGHT

Just about everyone I’ve mentioned these to has proclaimed the very idea the work of a sick mind. Apart from my daughter (pictured), who is fast following in my footsteps and becoming a fiend for pork scratchings. But if Openshaws Black Pudding Pork Scratchings really are as wrong as everyone says they are, quite frankly, I don’t want to be…

#MySundayPhoto

Sprog the Younger is the kid that will not sleep. So the other night I dusted off this bedtime story, a gift from a mate to mark the birth of Sprog the Elder a few years back. Don’t judge; Sprog is far too young to get the blue language, which I mutter under my breath anyway, and my reasoning is if…

Kids and running: Five ways to squeeze exercise around parenthood

Kids devour time. So does running. And by the time I’m ready for the MdS 2018, I’ll be running more than 100 miles a week. That’s at least 15 hours a week running. Squeezing that in around parenthood will be a tall order, if I’m to avoid the sprogs forgetting who I am and the Mrs filing for divorce. How…