Blog · Creative Writing · Family · Literature

Festive Reading

It's around this time of year, when the nights are cold and there is a sense of tradition in the air, that I like to pickup my favourite festive books. I am specifically talking about The Chronicles of Narnia. Not particularly festive at all really, but they always remind me of Christmases gone by -… Continue reading Festive Reading

Blog · Coronary Microvascular Disease · Exercise · Food and Drink

One More Round …

So with my "BIG 40" birthday coming up, I've decided that it has to be time for me to shift some timber!  My cardiologist has been telling me for a while to lose weight and has recently given me some advise on the gentle exercise I should be able to do in order to facilitate… Continue reading One More Round …

Blog · Creative Writing · Family · Food and Drink · Gardening

If you were a Vegetable …

So, in a workshop earlier today we were given the following “Icebreaker” question … “If you were a Vegetable, what Vegetable would you be; and why?”  We had 60 seconds to come up with our answer. I said I would be a Carrot.  My reasoning? I am quite straight (in the sense of getting to… Continue reading If you were a Vegetable …

Blog · Coronary Microvascular Disease

Coronary Microvascular Disease

I've been meaning to blog about this for a while but never had the guts - well, that needs to change.  That changes today … Coronary Microvascular Disease has robbed me of many opportunities since I was first diagnosed back in 2013.  Suffice to say it has changed my life forever.  Coronary Microvascular Disease does… Continue reading Coronary Microvascular Disease

Blog · Dance · Family · Vlog

2017 Janet Cram Dance Awards

Sofia was fortunate enough to take part in the prestigious 2017 Janet Cram Dance Awards.  This is her third year competing and she received a commendation for her performance on the day. She's very proud, as are we all! I did a quick vlog of the journey too; We'd like to thank all the staff… Continue reading 2017 Janet Cram Dance Awards

Blog · Food and Drink

Strawberry Prosecco Sparkler

Drinking a glass of Prosecco with my wife earlier this evening I looked down and noticed my Strawberry looked a lot like a heart!  I had to capture it! Anyway, the reason for the blog post is I found a fabulous little Strawberry Prosecco Sparkler Cocktail recipe by Rachael Ray.  The full recipe can be… Continue reading Strawberry Prosecco Sparkler

Blog · Creative Writing · Family

Mothering Sunday … My Poem

So it's Mothering Sunday today, a day where we can all celebrate and give thanks to our Mothers!  I do believe, however, we should be doing this every day by default! Anyway, here is me and "Me Mam" back in Majorca when I was just a teenager. A few years ago I penned a poem… Continue reading Mothering Sunday … My Poem

Blog · Photography · Videography · Vlog

Creative Flare!

My creative flare is something I really miss!!! I started a new Flickr page to showcase and share these new works; my Flickr account is stevetolcherphotography I no longer do any professional Photography or Videography work, but it's nice to look back at past works, however. Most of my photography nowadays, unsurprisingly, is of my beautiful dancing daughters.  They… Continue reading Creative Flare!