Children’s Book Review : Amazing Aeroplanes & In the Jungle

Book Review+Pan MacMillanSAAmazing Aeroplanes: text by Tony Mitton, illustrated by Ant Parker Published First 1998

Age 3+

From as long as I can recall our son has been into aeroplanes. He’s been fortunate to have flown in a few in his life too. Now that he’s at an age that he’s able to articulate clearly, his love for planes is expressed daily. Continue reading “Children’s Book Review : Amazing Aeroplanes & In the Jungle”


Race Review : Cell C Day of Races Powered by Reebok – Joburg

DayofRaces+Two Dads & A KidThese are my thoughts on the race…

I recall the communication on this race last year, but for some reason, I didn’t enter.

It was another early start for us, just before 6 AM as the race venue wasn’t too far for us. No traffic jam to contend with, an awesome change. Continue reading “Race Review : Cell C Day of Races Powered by Reebok – Joburg”

Experiences, Family, Review, SchoolBreak

Review: Disney’s Cinderella Kids

Cinderella+Prince Charming+ Peolple's Theater
Alida Senekal as the Fairy Godmother, Kaylan Sabbadin as Cinderella and Thokozani Jiyane as Prince Charming performing in “Cinderella” a classic fairy tale. Photo: Candius Photography

On Friday evening I managed to be an awesome dad to our son as we attended the opening night of “Cinderella Kids”, the play, at the People’s Theatre in Braamfontein. It’s been a minute since I’d been to that part of Joburg, and the first time I’d taken our son to the theatre. It was time that we added a bit of culture to his educational programme.

If you’re not familiar with Disney’s “Cinderella Kids”, it’s an Continue reading “Review: Disney’s Cinderella Kids”

Grooming, hylery, Parenting, Review

Our Moroccan Barber Grooming Experience

Moroccan Barber JHBOur son is not one for haircuts.

If he could get away from having one he would.

Nothing has every happened, at least that we’re aware of, that would have put him off.

We’ve gone to a few places, always ending in tears and screams and us having to pay for a barely finished haircut.

Until we came across the Moroccan Barber’s Facebook page. We decided to try them out and what would you know, our son is almost 100% comfortable having his hair cut here.  Continue reading “Our Moroccan Barber Grooming Experience”

Eating Cake Mix, Father and Son, Review

Fun baking Barney Cupcakes with our son …

Barney Snowflake PackThe family and I were driving home from the gym on Wednesday, the public holiday, when our young man very confidently asks us to please get him a cupcake! Hubby was feeling for one too, I’m guessing, because the next thing I had a choir chanting away that they needed a cupcake 🙂  Continue reading “Fun baking Barney Cupcakes with our son …”