Monday, October 23, 2006

Standard nerds

Let's take a break from fathers and talk about nerds. Everybody loves nerds and these nerds are particulary cool.
I saw The Young Knives in Colchester last week and they were fantastic. Find out more about the band at

Friday, October 20, 2006

Dad # 4 - Gyles Brandreth

* I already have a foot in the door with him
* He holds the world record for the longest after-dinner speech at over 12 hours long
* He owns a teddy bear museum

* I believe he still has those terrible jumpers hidden somewhere
* He's so busy, I doubt he would be home very often
* He has been known to cross-dress on stage

Dad # 3 - Keith Barrett

* He has his own car
* He is a committed father
* He has a nice smiley face

* He is welsh
* Not very wealthy
* My best mate Sarah fancies him

Thursday, October 05, 2006

Dad # 2 - Father Christmas

* Always brings presents when he visits
* Is always jolly and full of seasonal cheer
* He has flying reindeer

* Will only visit once a year
* He brings everyone presents
* I am not entirely sure he exists