Hints and tips for making the school summer holidays run smoothly

For some time now, I have been making preparations for the school summer holidays. This break is particularly significant as our youngest daughter, Izzy, will be starting school in September.

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The six week school summer holidays: it’s about having fun, getting a good sun tan and living in a messy house.

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Exploring mum guilt and dad guilt with The Guilty Mother

Be it mum guilt or dad guilt, us parents seem to face this debilitating emotion at every turn. Guilt is something I struggle with sometimes. as a father. I could think of no one better to discuss the issue with than Jo Wimble-Grove who writes the Guilty Mother blog.

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Jo, who writes the Guilty Mother blog and I take a break from filming to muck around on the slide. Just as well I don’t have vertigo.

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Gold Award Winner, Surrey Digital Awards!

Last night I found myself in Woking. It’s a town I’ve been to a few times, but never explored in any great detail.

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Here I am at the Surrey Digital Awards with my Gold Blog award.

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I would drive 1,000 miles: Test driving the Audi Q7

When test driving a car, there’s nothing like going on a road trip. This is exactly what we did with the Audi Q7, taking it from London to Glasgow and back.

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Here I am, posing with the Audi Q7.

This is one of the largest in the Q-range of Audi vehicles and very different to the Q2 which I wrote about last year after its launch to the UK market. The Q7 is a high specification vehicle packed full of amazing features. Reading about it makes it sound impressive, but is it any good and is it suitable for a family like mine with young children? View Post

Wishing you all a very happy Christmas

After weeks of preparation, many mice pies and a lot of singing carols, the big day has finally arrived! Question is: are you ready for Christmas?

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A Christingle, lit earlier today to mark the arrival of Christmas.

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