Category Archives: Andy’s posts

This is an important week for usΒ 

This was a very relaxed us at the beginning of a weeks holiday on Saturday. However, we may not going anywhere, but it’s a really important week. This is the week we will send of the paperwork to start the … Continue reading

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Glad to be home

So this was me a few hours ago driving home from Blackburn. I’m not smiling because of the traffic jam I’m stuck in, or from the company of my friend and colleague Peter…. nope, I’m smiling because I am heading … Continue reading

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Night out

So these days I don’t go out as much as I used to. Not because my wife doesn’t want me to, not because she puts pressure on me to stay at home, it’s just not something I enjoy. When I … Continue reading

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Odd weekendΒ 

So, this was an interesting weekend… Yesterday we spent the day with my godson and his sister at High Lodge. We had a picnic and walked the Gruffalo trail.. the sun was shining, the kids were well behaved and all … Continue reading

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Sometimes you realise it could be worse

So, I’m back in the UK and I have had a strange week.  Let’s start with the positives… my wife, how amazing is she… despite things not always going our way, she still manages to look this amazing (and no, … Continue reading

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Adoption… the process begins

Both myself and Heidi have posted how we have made this really big, but at the same time incredibly exciting decision to adopt, however now the reality of the process has kicked in. We had done a fair amount of … Continue reading

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Fathers Day

This is probably one of the harder posts for me to write. Recently Heidi wrote about being content, finding a level of acceptance over where we are in the journey for family and being excited about the next step for … Continue reading

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First steps to our family 2.0

So, after making the really hard decision that we were not going to be able to have a family the ‘conventional way’ and that adoption would be our best option, today we started the journey. As we do not have … Continue reading

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Some days are not as hard as others !

Not posted anything for a while, it’s not been lack of things to say, but I’ve been struggling to articulate my thoughts of late. When we set up this blog I promised myself I wouldn’t use it just to complain … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions, decisionsΒ 

So, the picture above is after myself and my amazing wife completed the Great East Anglian 10k run this weekend. This is something we had been training for the last few months. While this was a great day, and we … Continue reading

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