Don't Believe The Hype | The Magazine For Dads That Were 70 & 80's Kids.

Ghosts Of Christmas Past.

Tis the season to be a miserable to old sod, well that’s what we do as dads, isn’t it – Remember being a whippersnapper and the utter, unadulterated excitement leading us to the day...

100 Nights At The 100 Club – Capturing The Spirit Of London Clubland.

Back in the summer of 96′, London was in the midst of a Britpop inspired Mod-revival – After falling out of love with Hip-Hop after it became a bastardise ‘Gangsta & Hoes’ version of...

One In Seven Of Your Kids Is Addicted To Gambling

If you’re like me, you bet occasionally, my guilty pleasure is a little accumulator on the football each week. A relatively small outlay but large reward if I get lucky, or the odd poker...

What To Do With A Teenager

When you first cuddle your newborn the last thoughts on your mind are that they will one day turn into a teenager. Nobody wants to deal with the teenage years least of all when you...

Jingle Bells Is Not A Christmas Song, So Stop Playing It.

Jingle Bells was the first song to be broadcast from space. It was also written for Thanksgiving and not Christmas. James Lord Pierpont composed it to play to his Sunday School class during Thanksgiving...

The Second One Is Coming

As I lay in bed on Friday morning, enjoying dozing off a little before I had to get up to go to work, I consoled myself with the thought that I’d had a good...

The Nocturnal Dad | Episode 8 | Have You Seen Our House?

Tonight Matthew, I’m going to be…The Nocturnal Idiot. Since dealing with some life-purpose-soul searching important stuff and feeling temporarily all the better for it, I have now plunged my family into a materialistic-first-world-problem catastrophe....

Grief Without Death.

#MENTALk discusses something that affects 850,000 people in the UK as well as countless friends and family members. How do you cope with losing someone,  especially when they are still alive? Of course, I have...

At What Age Are You Going To Introduce Your Kid’s To Porn?

Firstly, that’s a question I didn’t expect to be asking and to be completely honest I am not entirely sure how I find myself asking it either.! But seriously, what age?  We are probably...