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A Good Enough Dad: The True Confessions of an Infant Father
Television comic actor Nigel Planer describes in hilarious detail what happened, after the arrival of his baby son, to Mr Big in his bachelor flat, who could stay out late, sleep in till noon, leave the dishes dirty and records all over the living-room floor. He also explains that nowadays fatherhood doesn't just mean a change of lifestyle - it requires an attitude. It's n ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published October 27th 1992 by Ebury Press
(first published May 7th 1992)
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So far my favourite quote is: "Just the idea of something growing inside you is going to create, in some women, a degree of emotional instability, anxiety, irritability and depression. I know it would me." Sometimes it's easy to forget what's going on in my girlfriend's head while she's pregnant and why she gets so irritational. So just this one paragraph explains a lot.
Nigel George Planer (born 22 February 1953 in Westminster, London) is an English actor, comedian, novelist and playwright. Planer is perhaps best known for his role as Neil Pye in the cult BBC comedy The Young Ones. He has appeared in many West End musicals, including Evita, Chicago, We Will Rock You, Wicked and Hairspray. He is long time comedy partners with Peter Richardson. He also narrates the ...moreMore about Nigel Planer