It is past time to admit that all successful professional individual sport athletes are drug cheats. How many years of yesterday’s winners being uncovered as cheats before we realise they are just the future trajectory of today’s heroes? How many times do busted athletes have to say “everyone was doing it and it seemed to […]Read more "They are all cheats. Yes, even that person."
Why is it when I read Miranda Devine’s latest article about the ‘commodification of children’ (and more on that later) do I get the feeling that she doesn’t really care about children. Not about unborn children. Not about living children. What she’s more concerned about is making her choices the only option available. Actually, it […]Read more "Children aren’t shoes. But they are still a choice."
Of all the talks, the drug talk is probably the most problematic. The sex talk and the car talk have been cornerstones of teen parenting for decades and of course the internet talk is the new trend conversation between parents and eight year olds. But these talks need to occur because we know that eventually, […]Read more "Drugs and small children"
Here’s an iPad review in response to the questions I’m most asked, either from the Twitterverse or IRL (yes, it is still there). Is it any good? Yes. It’s awesome. Do you miss flash? Yes. A lot more than I thought I would. On the iPhone you may not miss flash but the iPad (despite […]Read more "Review: iPad"
After attending a reasonably funny, thought-provoking and interesting talk called “Laugh your way to a better marriage” I was feeling pretty good. Six hours over two nights away from the kids listening to what was a marriage course dressed up as stand-up comedy. We’d been invited by friends at the church (no, they didn’t give […]Read more "Why I’m not a Christian"
Click here Pro-life folk shouldn’t click on the link…Read more "My article on Webchild in case you missed it"
Tweep Jayne Kearney (@indydreaming) posted a blog recently where she confesses her enthusiasm about playing with her children in the title: “Do I have to?”. Looking through the comments, it would seem many women agree with her. The only dissenting views – two Dads. It got me pondering. Why? The answer is simple: Frankly, men […]Read more "Men play with kids because we don’t have puppies"