A Parenting and Lifestyle blog based in Exeter, Devon. Focussing on Dad Life, Geek Stuff, and Gluten Free Living

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#MySundayPhoto – A Message From The Beer Bottle?

#MySundayPhoto – A Message From The Beer Bottle?

Something different this week… I took many photos from Dawlish and Exeter today, but I quite liked this from Hops and Crafts in Exeter.  (Sadly I’ve not been able to drink it, due to an issue with Gluten, but I find like the message at […]

IBS. Some Newbie Observations

IBS. Some Newbie Observations

Around the start of August, and after having a massively weird stomach for a couple of weeks, I was diagnosed with having Irritable bowel syndrome. Reading over the IBS symptoms, made a few other things make sense – like going to sleep after some meals. That sort of […]

Checking out Brewers Faye, The O Bridge in Taunton

Checking out Brewers Faye, The O Bridge in Taunton

After arranging to meet up with some good friends halfway between Exeter, and Bristol, Mrs Sofa and I asked a few people what we could do in that area. Mrs Sofa heard via a huge local mums Facebook group, about “The O Bridge” in Taunton. […]

Visiting The Twisted Oak, Ide, Near Exeter.

Visiting The Twisted Oak, Ide, Near Exeter.

Its been a busy few months for The Twisted Oak pub, which can be found in Ide, just by Exeter. It was closed down by its previous owner, due to “high running costs”, then the building had squatters move in. After the squatters left, the […]

Beer Marketing 1 – Me 0

Beer Marketing 1 – Me 0

Here’s what went through my head when I found myself in the local Morrisons beer aisle: “Not seen that beer before… Oh ok Waggledance has a new label. Probably to try and get people’s attention I bet… Why I’m I picking it up? Seriously, If […]

Tips to Help The Best Man Survive The Wedding Day

Tips to Help The Best Man Survive The Wedding Day

Your mate has just announced he’s getting married, and has asked you to be the Best Man.  There are plenty of places online that will give you an outline of the Best Mans job and responsibilities leading up to and during the wedding day. After […]