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May 11

Riding Bareback.

Ever been on a horse?My dad worked on a farm where one of the owners had girls with horses. They were about my age and we all got on well. (with the girls not the horses)They were always at me to get on and have a go but my answer was always something along the […]

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Apr 19

Goggins Challenge. A Journey into the mind. My mind!

You heard of the Goggins challenge?Run 4 miles, every 4 hours for 48 hours!I decided to do it 2 weeks before while out running listening to him talk about it. My first thought was it would be quite easy but after thinking about it i worked out it might actually be quite tough I’ve got […]

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Mar 04

Remember who’s watching

It’s our tagline here at Dads on fire!Because they ARE watching. And whether good or bad, you ARE setting an example!So Lynn over at Stoneyview Embroidery finished up our t-shirts and they arrived yesterday. I wanted them here for starting the Goggings 4x4x48 on Saturday am. 4am!I tried it on for size and strolled into […]

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Feb 27

Nutritional advice from a fat wee butter ba

Everyone loves giving you a bit of unsolicited advice, don’t they?My first real memory of people throwing all kinds of advice at me was when at about age 18 or so, when i was working on the farm, i let slip i was going to buy a tractor and start my own agricultural contracting business.It […]

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Feb 22

My favourite time of the day

Rituals are brilliant.If that’s maybe a little ‘woo woo’ sounding for you, call them routines. Either way, you know what’s going on, and when! Then they become habits, and habits rule your life and your results.I’ve always been big on the rituals. Especially the morning ritual. Someone said to me 16 years ago…Win the morning […]

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Feb 13

International Condom Day

Apparently a small percentage of people re-use them.Who knew!But i think the second best use for them has to be what my mate used to do on the school bus. Most days!He’d manage to get it over his head and down over his nose, which was a feat in itself as that thing could split […]

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Feb 05

Begging for the Sugary Tasting Lies

Like i said the other day…Some do it on purpose but some really are just dumb af!I’m talking bullshit marketing. The 3 click riches crowd. First, those who don’t know any better because these folks are the reason for those who do it on purpose.As i’ve said many times before, most people starting online home businesses […]

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Jan 29

The Marketing Deplorables

Some do this on purpose but some really are just dumb af!Every now and again, i happen upon somebody’s ad leading to the ‘best way to get leads for your business’. Sometimes, it’s the best ‘new’ way. And i love calling them out. For fun.Now, before we go any further, i’ll give you what i believe, […]

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Jan 27

How to sell when you can’t sell

EVERYONE is involved in sales. Whether you have a sales job or not. You’re selling your time. Selling your skills to an employer for a set amount per hour.You’re selling to your kids everyday. You sold yourself to a partner. But mostly, you’re selling yourself short!A personal trainer approached me the other day asking about making some […]

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Jan 26

The Rule of Mum!

Thinking about starting a home business?15 years in and there’s one question i’ve always used when it comes to selling a product, both my own, and from someone else.But first, let me tell you a wee story. Back in the day. Before any home business involvement. I had a car. A yellow one. It was […]

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