Italian Food Without The Meatballs

This year, my wife and I decided to go Vegan. We decided to go vegan or plant-based for various reasons, but mainly for the animals, to help stop climate change, be a role-model for our daughter and to improve and maintain our wellbeing. Our dietary requirements were tricky at first, as we did not wantContinue reading “Italian Food Without The Meatballs”

Mikey’s Travels – Calabria – Best of Southern Italy

Sun, sea, food, wine and quality of life – sums up this diverse and captivating region of Italy. Calabria is at the toe of the boot, the extreme south of Italy – lapped by the splendid crystal blue sea and separated from Sicily. The warm climate, the beautiful colours of the sea, rocky coasts that alternate with sandyContinue reading “Mikey’s Travels – Calabria – Best of Southern Italy”

Mikey’s Travels – Taipei – Ilha Formosa

Often overlooked, China’s nearby island neighbour Taiwan is impressively scenic, exhibiting beautiful coastlines, dense greenery, soaring mountains, serene lakes, and lush rural farm lands. My first stop in the island was Taipei in the north, the nation’s capital and largest urban centre, boasting the world’s second tallest skyscraper, Taipei 101. I strongly recommend taking aContinue reading “Mikey’s Travels – Taipei – Ilha Formosa”

Get Up And Dance With Your Baby!

Have you ever found yourself wondering what the heck to do with a baby? Um, yeah, pretty sure we all have. Well, you’re in luck, because here’s an idea…                              DANCE WITH YOUR BABY! Don’t worry about feeling silly, your baby will more than likely LOVE it and I bet it will put you in aContinue reading “Get Up And Dance With Your Baby!”

The First Year Of Fatherhood

I survived an entire year as a father and lived to tell the tale! The celebration of my daughter’s first birthday felt as it was almost more about my wife and I than it was about the actual baby. It’s funny how I anticipated and got excited over the completion of those opening 365 daysContinue reading “The First Year Of Fatherhood”

Waffles Or Crepes?

I recently went out on a dessert date with Wifey and while browsing the menu, I suddenly realized that I was not able to make a decision. “I can’t decide what to eat! Why is decision making so hard!” I think sometimes I am scared to make up my mind on which dessert to try.Continue reading “Waffles Or Crepes?”

Old MacDonald Had A Farm….

There’s a reason that “Old MacDonald” is the most beloved song for babies and toddlers. Children love animals. But your little one’s unlikely to cross paths with too many different species besides dogs and cats (and the occasional mouse) in his or hers everyday life. Your best bet for animal education is to go onContinue reading “Old MacDonald Had A Farm….”