ThatIsBeyond… Not so old Dads and new tricks!

​​ Babies learn new skills at a startling rate, whether it’s blowing raspberries, crawling or holding a spoon, their cognitive development is astounding. My wife is very attentive and makes sure that no landmark goes by without me knowing, smartphones have meant every second can be captured in high quality and sent at the touch […]

ThatIsBeyond… 7 months on – A dad reflecting on the birth of his son.

It has taken seven months to get to grips with the birth of my son. Between the sleep deprivation, the tiring days at work and the constant joy of having this amazing new person in your life, the words just weren't getting onto the page the way that I wanted them to!The perspective that this […]

ThatIsBeyond… The politics of fatherhood.

It’s not very often that I get political on my blog! There are many reasons for this, but one of those reasons is not that I don’t have my own informed position. Politics can be devisive. We can get so caught up on one issue, that all of a sudden we realise that we have […]

ThatIsBeyond… A New Dad Lounging in his Gandy’s!

  Style is an ever-changing beast. As well as fashions themselves constantly developing and adapting for the marketplace, style conscious consumers are also on a sliding scale of change. We are ageing, putting on a few pounds, exercising and developing our physiques, getting more or less sleep… And so on. This simply means that our […]