Will We Choose Welsh-Medium Education?

  One thing I’ve always said with absolute certainty, from as soon as I was pregnant, was that SB would be educated through the medium of Welsh. It seemed like a no-brainer. Daf and I were both educated in Welsh-medium schools, where we spoke and learned in Welsh until the […]

Children’s Farm Park, Llanfair (REVIEW)

One of the advantages to growing up in a tourist area is that when you go back to visit, you’re never short on things to do. Whether it’s local attractions or a trip to the beach, it’s hard for SB to be bored around here. When we visited for her […]


In March 2014, we got the keys to a new two-bedroom flat. To many, it wouldn’t have seemed like much, but it was our first private rent. The first place either of us had lived that wasn’t with parents or student accommodation. The place we’d be bringing our newborn baby […]

Dads Are Asking For Help, And We Need To Listen 2 Comments

There’s been a discussion in the media recently about men who develop depression after the birth of their child. The crux of the debate centres on whether or not this can be called “postnatal depression”. As with most internet debates, there’s no overriding consensus. There are arguments for and against, […]

To My Daughter, On The Eve Of Your Third Birthday

Dear SB, These letters are becoming something of an annual tradition, and one that I’m happy to keep going for as long as I can. On the eve of your first birthday, I wrote a letter of advice for the future. On your second, I wrote a letter reflecting on […]