Tag Archives: baby

Welcome Amelie!

It gives me immense pleasure to welcome Amelie to the world! If her arrival is anything to go by, she’s going to have a flair for the dramatic. We were planning on a nice, chilled-out home birth but ended up in a densely populated operating theatre 40-odd minutes away. She knows how to make an entrance! Starting at …

It’s a girl (we think)

A scan of a baby.

Last week, Kate and I went for the 20 week scan. For some reason, we were both really nervous about it. Odd as it’s the third time and I don’t recall either of us fretting so much on either of the previous occasions. Happily, everything seems to be going well and, unless the baby has a really …

A little bit of good news…

Today started horrendously. Thanks to a large part of the electorate apparently forgetting all the bad things that have happened during the last five years and voting for the selfish bastards who look after themselves and nobody else, we’re in for another five years of misery at the hands of the Tories. I despair. Angry as I am …

MAD for it!

Well where to start? Thanks to the kind people who read Diary of the Dad, I was lucky enough to make it to the final of the MAD Blog Awards which took place in London on Friday evening. If I’m honest, I thought that was as far as I was going to get; I was …