How To Change a Nappy

Step 1: Ascertain if you actually¬†need to change the nappy, sometimes it's just wind. You'll pray that it is just wind. A good sniff in the lower crotchal region of your baby (note, avoid doing in public) will give a solid indication. If it smells like the fetid stench of Beelzebub's jock strap then you're …

Going to be a daddy…again

  So the wife and I are expecting baby number two, who will grace our lives (and play merry hell with our sleep patterns) in August. It's very exciting and we are really looking forward to our family growing. TasteHitch Towers is growing ever fuller. I'm going to be writing a number of 'How To' …

Lessons Learnt

I used to read parenting blogs saying things like "I learn as much from my kids as they learn from me" and I would roll my eyes and make the 'wanker' sign. I would put them in the same pigeon hole as 'people who think homeopathy works' and 'people who think they can communicate with …

Vaccines: Are We Really Still Debating This?

UNICEF predicts that approximately 5 million people a year are saved from the horrific disease of smallpox due to the large scale vaccination programme that was undertaken in the 1970s. This programme effectively eradicated the virus from the human population. 5 million. Per year. For one disease. In fact, from Edward Jenner onwards, countless lives …

Dear Yamaha

Dear Yamaha, I have been the proud user and owner of the Yamaha RBX170 bass guitar (in metallic red) for around a year now and whilst I was impressed by both the sound quality and affordability I have of late become overawed by the general quality of the build and its resistance to dribble. Now, …