He was the life and soul of our friendship group and, he committed suicide – by Jay Smith

He was the life and soul of our friendship group and, he committed suicide To this day I can still remember the phone call that I received on the 16h May 2001. As I have got older and experienced similar situations amongst family, friends and Read More …

How relationships change after having children – by Jermaine Smith

Before we had children weekends were made of getting up whenever we wanted and having an easy relaxing weekend sometime with a hangover, other times we would have breakfast at the local cafe and think what should I/ we do today. Wow those were the Read More …

MFF writer, Jermaine Smith, features in CBeebies videos celebrating fatherhood

Stella and I were both excited/nervous as we travelled up to Manchester to film dads and their daughters for Cbeebies Black History Month celebrations. It was the longest we’d travelled alone together without my wife or son. They had planned to come but a vomiting Read More …

For my brothers with daughters – By Jermaine Smith

I can still remember the day my daughter was handed to me and I promised her, while kissing her head, that I would protect her. When I was younger, prior to married life I would say I lived life to the fullest. And being a Read More …

Superheros, Monster Trucks and Fantastic Food: Car Fest South 2017 review – By The Smith Family

Expectations ran high as we headed to Car Fest South last Friday morning. We’d heard very good things about the festival and Jermaine was lucky enough to be driving on the track for Honda for their 25th anniversary of the Type R so was like Read More …

10 things every son needs from his father – by Jermaine Smith

Growing up a young black male was tough in many ways. Now I’m raising a son I’ve reflected on what I needed from my dad and written these tips as much to myself as anyone else. Here are my 10 things that every son needs Read More …