Alpine Flowers Tiny little hairy fairy bells found at the top of a mountain recently. If anyone knows their real name, I would love to know what they are called!
If you are not overly familiar with Austria’s Tyrol region, you might imagine it to be a place to visit exclusively in the winter – when the snow is deep, the sauna’s are ready to soothe any ski induced aches and pains, and dinner typically involves some form of melted cheese… Of course it does […]
And on the third day – the sun actually came out, and threatened to stay out. Having by now experienced a good chunk of beach life, and slightly perturbed by the prospect of a day with a sand eating baby, and his older siblings wanting to do something else shortly after getting there (as is […]
Couldn’t resist this typical English Seaside scene – I have a bit of a thing about deckchairs, apart from the fact they are usually so uncomfortable to sit in!!
When Mr R finally realised that the dates for a big technological conference he absolutely had to attend clashed with the dates I had wanted to take the Small People for their first British Seaside experience, all was not lost – we would make Grandad come with us. Thankfully he was more than happy to… […]
Catching up with his 95 year old Great-Grandfather (Hackneyed – made commonplace or trite; stale; banal: Heimweh – German term for homesick:) Not that I am sick of going home before you think I have finally lost the plot. I am just totally sick of the annoying little things that go with each visit. For example, endlessly […]
Ancient shadows at Salisbury Cathedral where we spent a morning gargoyle spotting recently. With apologies to the people in the bottom right corner for inadvertently featuring in this post. I imagine a completely empty Salisbury Cathedral shot is virtually impossible unless you visit in the early hours! We are at home for a […]
Rovinj Laundry Day
Travelling with babies can usually guarantee one thing – super early starts… So when you are sitting there bleary eyed at the crack of dawn, wandering what on earth you could do at that time of day (apart from go back to bed of course!) – there’s nothing for it but to turf […]