Why I encourage my boys to fight.

Physical fights between children, particularly siblings, is normal. Fighting between brothers is a natural and dare-i-say-it healthy occurrence. In our house there is an almost daily punch-on in one form or another. It could start as simply as being breathed upon too heavily while sharing an ipad. Or by copping a rogue footy in the nuts. […]

The pains of getting older

I have reached another milestone in my life. I’ve got my first proper adult condition. Gout. I’m not a big drinker, I exercise and I eat healthy. It is hereditary. A ‘gift’ from my Dad. They say a decent bout of gout is comparable to childbirth. In mid-chronic gout pain I would prefer to push […]