The blog of an average man managing the 1,440 minutes he's given each day

What does it mean to be a man?

Since starting this blog I’ve been playing around a bit with what it’s actually about – my niche. For the time being I’ve settled on the fact that the only topic that brings all this together is that I am a man and this is my blog. So welcome to my ‘Man Blog’.

Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment.Regina Brett

24 hour quote

Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment…

Our Belated Anniversary Weekend in a Shepherd’s Hut in Wiltshire

Each year for our wedding anniversary the wife and I try and go away somewhere for the night. This year after the usual obsessive researching we found a little Shepherd’s Hut in Wiltshire. We’ve not stayed in a Shepherd’s Hut before so were really looking forward to it. And then…

How to properly celebrate turning 5 – And Top 5th Birthday Ideas

Having a namesake that’s one of the fastest drivers in the world helps when deciding on what to do for your 5th birthday. Here’s what we did and some other ideas.

Losing and Living

This last week was Baby Loss Awareness week and I was debating writing anything about our losses because… well… I’m not sure there’s much more to say publicly. Besides this…

Every ending is also a beginningmy1440

Ending quote

Every ending is also a beginningmy1440

Are you the Fisherman or the Banker?

Just after I decided to wind down Copper my Mum reminded me of the parable about the Fisherman and the Banker. I remember first reading it in The 4-hour Work Week by Timothy Ferris.

Question everything

Over last year or so I’ve been learning more about behavioural psychology and neuroscience. It’s basically understanding why people do what they do. The application is that you can then manipulate people to do things they don’t want to do. Not quite, but I’m sure people do.

A trip to the Colchester Zoo

A day out at Colchester Zoo in Essex, UK

Coming to grips with changing seasons

The older I get the more obvious it becomes that life goes through seasons. Some of these short, some long, some overlap and some you only realise it was a season when you reflect many years later.

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