Posts Tagged: Family

Steve Jobs

I was up rather late last night, and thought I’d check Twitter on my iPad one last time before heading to bed. I did so just as the news of Steve Jobs passing away hit Twitter; somehow it felt fitting to be watching people express their sadness and thanks on one of the amazing devices Continue Reading

Hexbug vs. Lego

My son recently celebrated his 6th birthday (six!); amongst his presents were some HexBug Nanos. Not content with the cool spiral track they came with, he decided to add to their world with a colourful maze made from Lego. Love it!

Guilty Pleasures

Inspired by my old friend Simon, and my new friend Cole I thought I’d share my musical guilty pleasures with you. Like Simon and Cole I have exquisitely perfect taste in music – I mean truly excellent taste. And like my friends I have those tracks lurking in my iTunes Library that I enjoy, and Continue Reading

Work Life Balance

Whilst rummaging through my Instapaper queue for some lunchtime reading I found this video. I was struck by this comment: thousands of people… working long hard hours, at jobs they hate, to buy things they don’t need, to impress people they don’t like OK so this is perhaps a little overly dramatic, but it’s not Continue Reading

Four Day Work Week – Week Two

As I enter week three of working a four day week I thought I should keep my promise and update you on week two: it passed without incident. The end. Sorry, but I’m pleased to say there is little to report. It is working well for both me and my wife who is enjoying the Continue Reading

Four Day Work Week – Week One

Our son will be starting school in September allowing my wife to return to work; she wants to I’m not forcing her – honest. She has always wanted to train to be a nursery nurse, and through a chance conversation at our son’s pre-school she has secured a position starting immediately. To give her the Continue Reading