“As for UNLIKELY DAD… I always knew I wanted to blog. I just didn’t know what about. I was never the coolest kid on the block with the hottest trends so fashion blogging wouldn’t work. I didn’t have many hobbies either. But then I became a dad and I found I had this voice. I didn’t feel represented in social media really. A young (ish) gay, adoptive dad. I saw the Instagram scene awash with mum and dad bloggers and I love that space. It felt so inclusive and like we were all in this together. But I wanted to make myself accessible and commercial. To be seen as a dad, just like anyone else. And I have worked damn hard. I write from my heart and all my photos are precious to me. I love what I do and hope by sharing what life as a gay dad looks like is actually just showing my followers we’re all the same!”Read More
What inspires you? What books do you recommend? Baby number 2? Are you still sober? If so do you get urges to drink and how do you not give in? Do you and Ebony ever get 'hate' and how do you react?Do you have a routine that helps with anxiety? Do you think it's healthy for Daisy to be on social media and part of your job?
The communities that can be found online have given me the strength to get through some of my darkest days. Social Media gives us the ability to find likeminded individuals on a similar journey to us within seconds and thus begin a relationship of understanding and identification.At times when I convinced myself I was alone, social media was there to boldly and unapologetic tell me that I wasn't. Let me give you an example. A year ago I was rushed into hospital after being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.Read More
What a wake up call. I was watching a talk on leadership this morning and the man mentioned that this generation spend more time looking at a phone than at another human being. It was a throw away comment but it hit me like a ton of bricks.Read More