Posts Tagged Father

A smooth dad and a blended family

A smooth dad and a blended family

After a chat with Sasha in September last year, we agreed to cancel DSTV. It was costing a fortune and besides a bit of sport and continuous reruns, there was no value in it. This meant that our weekends now needed to be filled with fun, outdoor […]

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Just A Weekend Smile

Just A Weekend Smile

As the father of a dance loving, acrobatics crazy, twelve year old daughter, I just had to share this with you! If you can watch this without tears in your eyes you are more of a man than me (or less perhaps)  

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Being Single, Thinking Double – A Death In The Family

Being Single, Thinking Double – A Death In The Family

Nineteen Eighty Four began with such promise. My mother was well, my army days were over, it was summer and all was good in the world, for a while that is. I was job hunting, had been for a couple of interviews, the most promising was with […]

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With Thanks On My Birthday

With Thanks On My Birthday

Gratitude lists are quite the rage on Facebook at the moment and although I have sworn blindly that I will not start my own I would like to say thank you to each and every one of you today without mentioning your names. Listen carefully and I […]

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Come Healing Of The Body, Come Healing Of The Mind

Come Healing Of The Body, Come Healing Of The Mind

As spring slowly descends here in the Southern Hemisphere, the days get a little longer, the nights a little warmer, we all start to unwrap ourselves from our warm warm clothes and our thoughts turn to shedding a few unwanted pounds. It seems like a natural progression […]

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Being Single Thinking Double – My Parents Divorce

Being Single Thinking Double – My Parents Divorce

“Straight out of left field” so the saying goes and the day my mom called us in and told us she was going to ask my dad to leave, I simply had no idea why. I had never seen them fight or argue, I had no inkling […]

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Being Single Thinking Double – The Intro

Being Single Thinking Double – The Intro

A Modern Man’s Guide to Raising a Daughter To my beautiful daughter Sasha Eve Said who has always been the joy in my heart and the smile on my face. “If I could give you but one gift, it would be to see yourself through my eyes […]

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To Sasha On Her Batmitzvah

To Sasha On Her Batmitzvah

For reasons beyond my own control, I will not be able to stand up at your batmitzvah party and deliver the words I would like the whole world to hear, I will not be able to present you with a video story we have talked about for […]

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Fourteen Lessons I Learned In Twenty Fourteen

Fourteen Lessons I Learned In Twenty Fourteen

This has been quite a year, some incredible highs and some staggering lows. I have made some amazing new friends and lost a few others through death, disease and sometimes by choice. There has been a lot of war and there has been a little peace. So […]

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