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Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned.

Forgive me Father for I have sinned, it has been nearly two weeks since my last entry. But I have been busy. I’m fronting up the advertising for the Kempsford Literary Festival. I’ve got my articles into local rags and stuff, posters are printed for starters and there are leaflets to get out. I’m designing… Continue reading Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned.

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Unashamed family friendly post.

The past week or so has been incredibly busy for us. I don't volunteer for much around here, Mrs.Monkey does that, so I keep my diary free because her volunteering usually involves my labour. So, even though I'm not particularly a church goer, I've erected Nativity tents and taken them down, helped arrange flowers at… Continue reading Unashamed family friendly post.

Life's little lessons, The Cork Board

Dancing tips for Dads

‘Tis the season to be jelly and fathers everywhere will be taking to the party dance floor whilst their offspring head for cover and deny any relationship. Some will turn and cringe. Others will decide that it’s time for that crafty cigarette they’ve been longing for. Others will accept that Dad likes to dance just… Continue reading Dancing tips for Dads

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Beep sings to his mini-Beep-to-be……

Just thought I'd like to post up here a great new tune. My son and his partner (as I've mentioned before) are awaiting the arrival of Paddlehands - the affectionate petname they have given to their unborn son as he waves around in his Mummy as the scanner goes by. The excitement of new parents… Continue reading Beep sings to his mini-Beep-to-be……

About me, Poetry & Writing, The Cork Board

What did you get from your father?

My father is not a vocal man, as a rule, except that he can still be fired up by the excesses of politicians or, on occasion, the injustices shown to fair minded men. Indeed, when I recall any in-depth conversation we might have had over the years then these are the topics which crop up… Continue reading What did you get from your father?