December 2017 – It’s a time for Giving (it another go!)

  It’s December and the count down to Christmas day has begun! That came around fast didn’t it, I’m sat here wondering where the year has gone? I always plan ahead so I’ve got something to look forward to but at the end of December everyone has got the same thing to look forward to, Christmas Day and New Years Eve! Snow Day! On the 10th December we had snow. Not a light dusting but a deluge! About 8 inches fell all over the county. Not a big deal for some but in England all it does is rain, so […]

November 2017 – The timing was perfect!

At the start of this month was my brother in laws birthday, the 6th November to be precise.  My wife Becci, her step mum Michèle and I went to Bristol to visit him for drinks and something to eat to help him celebrate turning 31! We all met at a nice bar called “The MilkThistle“.   It has a reputation for being one of Bristol’s best kept secrets, and I can see why!  It’s hidden in one of the finest historic buildings in the old city, literally hidden!  There’s not much signage indicating you’re there and a large set of […]

September 2017 – Complete Blackout

To those who have visited my blog you may see there’s been a bit of a black out recently.  I’ve still been keeping myself busy, with my business, travel and challenges as I had planned, however life isn’t always on your side.  Right about the time I started the blog my father in law was mid treatment for cancer.  He was a great, life loving man and a real inspiration to us all.  My wife has been with him throughout and I have been with her supporting where I can.  Understandably my focus had shifted, and rightly so.  As I […]