A little LEGO Batman fan being served her first Lobster Thermidor

As anyone who has seen The LEGO Batman movie will know, Lobster Thermidor is a big factor in plastic brick Bruce Wayne/Batman’s life.

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Unleashing your inner Spider-Man (or Spider-Girl)

Spider-Man has been my favourite superhero since I was a kid, so it’s not surprising that Spidey has also featured heavily in my daughter’s childhood. Continue reading Unleashing your inner Spider-Man (or Spider-Girl)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – behind the scenes featurette reveals little – and lots

Disney released a brand new behind-the-scenes peek at Star Wars: The Last Jedi this weekend. Continue reading Star Wars: The Last Jedi – behind the scenes featurette reveals little – and lots

Since she was a baby, our daughter has made me a better man

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When my wife became pregnant, we were overjoyed. We had decided the time was right to have a child, and it happened relatively quickly which was wonderful. We knew of many people who had struggled.

As my wife’s pregnancy developed, we both agreed it felt like we were going to have a boy. We were absolutely convinced about this. This must be the parental instinct we thought, that we were so in tune with our unborn child, we knew they were a boy.

So we were both really surprised when we found out we were having a girl. We weren’t disappointed, but it just wasn’t what we were expecting. Continue reading Since she was a baby, our daughter has made me a better man

The holiday when I became a stay-at-home dad

I’ve been asked by travel agent Thomas Cook to share one of my favourite holiday #DadMoments photos.

I chose this snap from almost 5 years to the day in 2012, when our daughter was a 5 month old baby. It was taken in a cafe on Venice Beach, California. Continue reading The holiday when I became a stay-at-home dad