Pete Gale

Author Archives: Pete Gale

Pete is an RPG fanatic, lover of fiction and procrastinating writer. He lives with his family in South Wales, and works in Bristol as Lead Front End Developer for Immediate Media.

Kids Grow Up… Like Pokémon?

Growing up. It’s scary to think that one day, the tiny baby you hold in your arms will be as much of an adult as you are. They’ll have experienced many of the things you have, and will have an independent personality of their own. And it’s terrifying. Realising just how much they’ll change is […]

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9 Crazy Habits That Remind Me I’m a Dad… or Mad

It’s pretty much guaranteed that, as a parents, we’ll start adopting unusual habits to keep our children entertained (or under control). Sometimes, when your whole way of thinking changes and adapts to parenthood, you can even find it affecting your everyday behaviour. Here are nine things I’ve done in my daughter’s first five months of […]

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Being Prepared for Baby Smalltalk

When you become a parent for the first time, it’s easy to be caught off guard by just how much people want to make baby smalltalk. For introverts especially, being interrogated by well-wishers when you’re least expecting it can be a daunting prospect when you’re busy, sleep deprived, and still learning things for yourself. Fortunately, there are […]

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10 New Dad Tips for Labour & Beyond

Finding patterns and routines with a newborn isn’t always easy. No matter how prepared you think you are, you’ll be surprised at how many things you’d never thought of. They may have seemed trivial before, but all that can change when there’s a screaming baby in your arms.

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Talk to the Bump: Starting a One Way Conversation

The idea of talking to someone you can’t see (and who can’t understand anything you say) can be pretty odd. Any expectant father might find themselves feeling a little foolish at first. But stick with it, because speaking to your unborn child is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have before they arrive.

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Stunning visuals, compelling gameplay, and a brand name that many gamers either love or love to hate. Final Fantasy XIV’s second incarnation – A Realm Reborn – is nearly a year old. After being rebuilt following the disastrous launch of the initial game in 2010, what does the reinvigorated MMO have to offer?

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