Have there been any good Christmas songs in the 21st century?
Dec03

Have there been any good Christmas songs in the 21st century?

If there’s one thing I really love about Christmas, it’s Christmas songs. I wrote a post about my favourites last year. And they were all from the 1970s or 80s. These days, it seems like everyone – from Justin Bieber to Katy Perry and Ariana Grande is releasing Christmas songs, all hoping to create that timeless classic that will stick round for the next 30 or 40 years. It got me wondering – have there actually...

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Rubbish at stuff
Jul13

Rubbish at stuff

I’m pretty rubbish at stuff. When I think about it, my skills are restricted to basically writing, running and getting kids organised and out of the house on time. And, to be honest, I even struggle with that one sometimes. I seem to lack the basic skills and knowledge for life in the 21st century. And I don’t have basic stuff that most people take for granted. It wasn’t always like this. As a teenager, my parents...

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