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 […]
family travel England
Couldn’t resist this typical English Seaside scene in Bournemouth. 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… […]
Christmas can be a strange time of year for Expats. Many find themselves torn between having a quiet but convenient festive period in their host country – tempted by the promise of endless lie-ins, not having to worry about smuggling presents anywhere from Father Christmas (and managing to keep them out of sight), and […]
There’s a little corner of my green and pleasant land that’s a completely different shade at the moment… It’s easy to see this spectacle for yourself too – just find some woodland, follow the sweet and heady perfume (which is a good indicator that you have found the ancient native species by the way- the […]
Many moons ago, when I was a small wee thing, we used to love visiting Avebury Ring, and went regularly enough for it to imprint itself on my brain as something of a special place… When I was a slightly larger (probably rather difficult) teenager, I used to also visit regularly, to get away from […]