How I Met Your Father: the one where we appreciate your nan

Kids, in the winter of 2019, your Nan was facing a potential huge health crisis and while I knew I could and would support her as I had through two heart attacks, a stroke and bell’s palsy, I also wanted to take the time to appreciate her. She’s a tough one, your Nan. She survived […]

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How I Met Your Father: 5 of the best birthday gifts I’ve ever received

Kids, on the eve of my 32nd birthday, I was feeling particularly thankful for all of my many, many blessings and it made me feel a little bit nostalgic. I started thinking about the very best birthday gifts I’d received over the last few years and here are my top 5: The gift of a […]

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How I Met Your Father: Reflections on 20 years without my Dad

“I hear babies crying, I watch them grow They’ll learn much more than I’ll never know And I think to myself what a wonderful world Yes I think to myself what a wonderful world” – Louis Armstrong Kids, I really hate the date 23 November. It’s the date in 2015 when we were told your […]

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How I Met Your Father: the one with the Zombie Walk Cape Town Cosplay!

Kids, by the spring of 2016, my cosplaying obsession was in full swing and with my all-time favourite holiday of the year, Halloween, coming up, there was just one more character I simply had to inhabit: the Zombie Bride of the Mother City at the Zombie Walk Cape Town 2016 event. Your Uncle Leon laughs […]

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How I Met Your Father: The One with the magical Harry Potter Cosplaying in Cape Town!

Your Spirit Mom Leo, lovely mermaid Emma and I had to complete quite the rigorous process to get our golden tickets to Hogwarts aka Exclusive Books ‘party at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre – I mean, seriously, with the amount of hoops we had to jump through just to score an invitation, I practically had to give one of you up before you were even born…

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