Tag: funny

A lager, a cocktail – an ode to a dads’ night out

You know how the people who talk about sex the most are the ones who do it the least? It appears to be the same with drinking. Which is a long-winded way of me saying, “I’ve written about going on a dads’ night out again.” This time in the form of a nursery rhyme that’s sung to the tune of A Tisket, A Tasket. Enjoy. Laugh. Share. You know the drill.

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Parenting satire: dad has two drinks, thinks he’s 21 again

A middle-aged man who woke up with a splitting headache, memory loss and an unusually high level of self-loathing, has been diagnosed with a classic case of dad drinking. Continue reading “Parenting satire: dad has two drinks, thinks he’s 21 again”

Parenting satire: couple sells house to pay for the family summer holiday

A British couple have taken the extraordinary step of selling their house to pay for their next family summer holiday. John and Jane Jamieson decided to put their three-bedroom semi-detached property on the market after researching the cost of a two-week break in Majorca during next year’s school summer holidays. Continue reading “Parenting satire: couple sells house to pay for the family summer holiday”

Parenting satire: celebrity decides against writing children’s book

A celebrity who has recently become a parent has used his Twitter feed to announce that he has no intention of writing a children’s book. The shock revelation, which began trending at around 4.45pm last night, sparked rumours that Continue reading “Parenting satire: celebrity decides against writing children’s book”

And the Sunshine Blogger Award goes to: ME!

The sun has got his hat on hip-hip-hip hooray. The sun has got his hat on, and he’s coming out today. That’s right, everyone. For the first time in a very long time, the big yellow orb in the sky has found its way back to Britain. To celebrate this momentous happening Dads Tech Hub has kindly nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Continue reading “And the Sunshine Blogger Award goes to: ME!”

My parenting word cloud

Yesterday morning, armed with two hand whisks, most of the ingredients needed to make a sumptuous vanilla cake and an iPhone with a cracked screen, my son and I sat down to record the pilot episode of our cutting edge, genre redefining cooking show, “Baking with the Bubster”. Continue reading “My parenting word cloud”

Ode to a middle class nursery

Good morning! I feel like I’ve been up for hours. Partly, because I have (our son shattered my peace with a fly-kick to the ribs at around 6am, grrr). And partly, because I’ve been expending a significant amount of mental energy on my latest song for parents. This one is all about the nursery drop off and Continue reading “Ode to a middle class nursery”