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

In The News

The digital ‘bill of rights’ proposed by Jeremy Corbyn

The digital ‘bill of rights’ proposed by Jeremy Corbyn

As part of his battle for Labour leadership, you may have seen Jeremy Corbyn and his plans for a Digital Democracy to “democratise the internet” mentioned in the news. It seems this would be achieved by the use of a digital “bill of rights”. A more […]

Why Brexit happened — and what to do next

Why Brexit happened — and what to do next

I dont often watch TED talks as often as I should. If you’re interested in Why Brexit happened and what should happen next, I suggest giving this a watch. If you dont have time to watch it, basically he suggests that maybe we should all […]

‘Get the baby out of here’ – Trump tries to get along with a baby…

‘Get the baby out of here’ – Trump tries to get along with a baby…

It seems that Trump has tried to get along with a baby… and failed… Moral of the story? Don’t let your kid cry when Trump is speaking. I guess…

Dear David Cameron, Good Bye, and Thank You?

Dear David Cameron, Good Bye, and Thank You?

Dear David Cameron, I’ve wondered over the last couple of days, as we’ve seen you moving on from being PM (and possibly a massively well paid speaking job and / or middle eastern peace seeking role), what my daughter will hear about you as she […]

Who should be the next England Manager? (From The World of cbeebies)

Who should be the next England Manager? (From The World of cbeebies)

Over the last seven days it feels almost everyone is resigning their jobs. It started with a Prime Minister, and now the England Manager job is vacant. This led me to wonder (possibly in a fit of post EU Referendum result depression) Who, in the […]

Some Non-EU Conversation Ideas.

Some Non-EU Conversation Ideas.

Ok. Lets face it, its been an “interesting” week here in Britain, with slightly over half the population* voting to leave the EU… Obviously this leaves just under half the population* wondering what the other half were thinking. Now if you’re meeting up with people over […]

Does Devon need school lollipop patrollers?

Does Devon need school lollipop patrollers?

School lollipop patrollers, the people that annoy some motorists, by ensuring mostly small children can cross the road safely. They have been a staple of a childs walk to school for a number of generations, but does Devon need school lollipop patrollers?  That’s the question […]

When The Police Play Frozen

When The Police Play Frozen

I love this video clip showing a police car in the middle of an American snow storm. What other music would you expect to hear from it? Wait, is that Frozen soundtrack coming from the police cruiser? Yes, yes it is. pic.twitter.com/522pQUbziX — Aaron C. […]

Staying Safe Online

Staying Safe Online

Back in the day, I used to work on a Technical Support helpdesk for an Internet Service Provider. Yes I was one of those guys you ring when your internet stops working. It was around this time, when I began to care less about how […]