The blog that puts life into lifestyle, grand into Granddad and humour into everything.
What women want. Uncountable man-hours of speculation and research have gone into discovering what women want. Getting an understanding of the female mind is said to be as impossible as getting out of a TalkTalk contract, and it's thought to be cloaked in mystery....read more
The sounds of Christmas. The sounds of Christmas endure the test of time, and the memory of them lingers long after the event. The sound of the kids ripping open presents at four in the morning will stay with you forever. The sound of granddad farting in his sleep...read more
The definitive guide to jeans. Setting trends. There are numerous names and phrases that spring to mind when talking about fashion. Mary Quant, Yves Saint Laurent, the mini skirt, the little black dress, le smoking jacket, I could go on, but you get the general idea....read more
How to move on in life. Some people have importance written all over them, others feel the need to flash it about, but there is another way to get to where you want to be in life. The centre of my universe (other universes are available). It is an undeniable...read more
The stress of moving house. As soon as you mention that you are moving house, someone will tell you about the stress involved. "They say it’s one of the most stressful things you can do,” is the helpful advice you will receive. “They say it’s as stressful as having a...read more
Child safety and the future of mankind. I have written before about the hardships of life as a grandparent, but with our granddaughter soon to start school, there is a new hurdle to face. And I don’t mean the fact that she knows everything already. Having run the...read more