Or Gooseberries to those less familiar with the term. Or stikkelsbær as they are known in Denmark, groseille in France, and stachelbeere here. I may not be fluent in any language apart from English, but you can always rely on me to remember the global names for completely random things… I used to hate gooseberries as […]
We found this art installation in a quiet square in Prague. Apparently it’s called Big Guns. Powerful stuff!
Prague has changed a lot since we first visited over ten years ago, when we were young, relatively care-free and without small accomplices. It was also the middle of winter, and covered in snow. Which might explain why I didn’t recognise a lot of the streets we revisited this time around. The Small People couldn’t […]
More on our trip to Prague (which I am still trying to catch up from!) very soon. But until then, I will leave you with a view of this beautiful city’s expanse of ancient roof-tops, taken from the top of the Old Town Hall…
Even the road to Berchtesgaden is beautiful!
I am still not sure what I want to be when I “grow up”. I don’t think I ever have been if I am honest, having changed my mind at least a hundred times over the years – and it looks like The Seven Year old will follow suit! In the past she has […]
Part of me currently feels like a cruel mother for getting rid of the once beloved sand-pit, in the interests of teaching our children to be more self-sufficient. But a bigger part of me is also thrilled at its departure, worn down by the never-ending trail of sand lying in wait for all and sundry, […]
Well here it is, the obligatory Jubilee post! This is me, aged two. I look absolutely thrilled about The Queen’s Silver Jubilee celebrations don’t I? In fact it looks like my parents had to bribe me with a packet of Fruit Pastels to get me to agree to having my picture taken at all! […]