Posts by View From a Daddy

Why We Return Again and Again to the Sea Life Centre

Penguins Birmingham - View From A Daddy

If you haven’t been to the Sea Life Centre Birmingham, now is a good time to get along and see the new Jelly Invaders exhibition which has some pretty amazing creatures of large and small proportions – some of whom even tangle with one another as they float around their tanks with mesmerising colours and motion.

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The International Forest Festival

Timber Festival - View From A Daddy

Timber is an extraordinary, family friendly festival where music, art, theatre, storytelling, science and play will weave together into an exhilarating weekend in the heart of the National Forest, one of Britain’s boldest environmental projects.

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Review: Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo - View From A Daddy

We loved our day out at Chester Zoo. The weather was definitely on our side but even if it hadn’t been the vast array of things to see meant that everyone’s curiosities were entertained. It’s a good value for money day out where standards of welfare are high.

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Girls Rule – International Women’s Day

Dad Blog - International Women’s Day 2018

Today marks International Women’s day – I’m hoping for the future of my girls that the celebration of this day pervades the press; that it is in schools and across the TV screens so that everyone knows that today we celebrate women not for their beauty, not for their physiques and not because they are a form to be ogled but because when we celebrate the strength, the skills and the powers of women it becomes achievable for the young women we are shaping to aspire to something more than the everyday stereotypes that they are exposed to on the screen and on the toyshop shelves.

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Summer Ready

Summer Ready - View From A Daddy Blog

For us, swimming is a life skill that Mrs View From a Daddy and I learned early so it’s important that we preserve with the girls frustrations even when the going gets tough.

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