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4/4: @fathersuperher has found The Dad metaphor. Love it  you can pass go and collect £200.

It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.-Isaac Asimov

3/4: Defence. Question D Wade Are you going to win in the playoffs? #loveyourjob 

You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.-Arthur Ashe

2/4: You know about the @fathersuperhero press-up need to take this seriously D Wade if I want to be fit for the summer B-ball . Holla

Love is like the measles. The older you get it, the worse the attack.-Rainer Maria Rilke

1/4: Ok I’m looking for adverts that have being a dad as their subtext  you win. p.s we need  to talk @fathersuperhero.

Imagination rules the world.- Napoleon Bonaparte

Goodnight: Between the Waltons and Little House on The Prairie I am having to say goodbye to my childhood. Still have my children’s childhood to play with. Long overdue but R.I.P Ralph Waite. Thanks for teaching us the importance of a @fathersupehero goodnight.

The mind is everything. What you think you become.-Buddha

Mother’s Day: So on Mother’s Day eve (yeah I said it) my son and I are in Covent Garden looking for presents. I have him on my shoulders (Tiny-Tim style) and he says Dad when I grow up I want to be a pilot then Spiderman then I want to be like you because you are a good man.….Silence Shh I’m cleaning my eyes. @fathersuperhero

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.-Joseph Campbell

Tag Team: From the outside looking in it is always easy to look at a couple and think what the hell are they doing! But take it form me I remember the guy I was before my partner, before my children. No Thanks! I prefer the upgrade so good luck to  and  from @fathersuperhero 

No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.-Barbara de Angelis

Raising Boys: My son you got to meet him. For real! He is something else. Newest member of our family acting like he was here from day one. He can spot my  from 100 yards. Wish I could bring him to #WOWLDN  Women of the World Festival  @southbankcentre Things I here him say in the back seat. Daddy it’s Zero O’clock! Time to go.

I got real important relationships in my life that are very empowering relationships.-Dave Chappelle

Lupita Nyong’o: It is an under statement to say I am proud to be East African. A straight up Shero won Best Supporting Actress for her role in 12 Years a SlaveSteve McQueen you are #blackgenius @fathersuperhero

Film is important; it can be more than reportage or a novel - it creates images people have never seen before, never imagined they’d see, maybe because they needed someone else to imagine them.-Steve McQueen

8 Life Lessons From TV Dads: From  @fathersuperhero #reminisce TV Lives.

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.-Khalil Gibran

Stereotype: #WOWLDN  from  interviewed me a few weeks back just before I was a panellist #BAMfest at  we talked about a study from America that defies the deadbeat Dad Stereotype. Have a read hereWOW - Women of the World Festival opens this week     Catch me 15:00 on Friday talking to Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and Abi Moore  in Weston Roof Pavilion at Royal Festival Hall on Bringing Up Boys. Come and join me so that we can fix the puzzle at the very least pick up the pieces.

When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.-Elvis Presley

Drive: I was on my way home from a meeting in Brixton and I catch this speech by . The funny thing is I had just been talking about the conversation I had with my father asking for his forgiveness so that I could let go of the invisible hate/pain that sat inside me. A necessary action I had to take in order to be the father I wanted to be to my children and break the cycle of pain.  I will be talking more about this at #WOW   this Friday. 

Nothing keeps a child out of trouble like a father who plays an active role in his child’s life.President Obama #MyBrothersKeeper

The Long Goodnight: Ralph Waite, who played the father in TV hit series The Waltons, has died aged 85. What do your remember most about the show? Isn’t it bed time! Best part of @fathersuperhero day in my house. my kids like to milk it to. RIP Mr Waite and gooooodnight!

Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.-J.M. Barrie 

The New GQ: So its Half-term and @fathersuperhero has the kids. Mummy did a jail break under the guise of going for an eye test. (Chess move - D7). To be fare my kids are no trouble the 9yr old looks after the 3yr old and they stick to each other like magnets. But I Know that some dads are as    puts it Breaking Dad ALEX FRENCH reports from the front line. 

Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.-Michael J. Fox

Shero: There are many reasons to like the writer  here are 3

1: Her new poem, Girls, was written exclusively for Fahma’s campaign to eradicate female genital mutilation commissioned by @guardian. Join the Guardian’s campaign to end FGM read full article by  #end #FGM Here

2: Her Love Letter to London on Visit London Here

3: Being the Capital’s Young Poet Laureate #YPL or as Christian Campbell She just BADASS 

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.-George Bernard Shaw

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