Oxford is particularly beautiful in the spring, as trees and flowers bloom, daffodils appear in the most surprising places and the trees sprout fresh green leaves. Clean, with bursts of bright colours. Nowhere is this more evident than the Oxford Botanic Garden. On Friday we had play date planned for the boys. As it was [...]
I was browsing through my pictures of the past week for a Silent Sunday picture. Instead I came up with a plan… the changing of seasons always has that effect. Looking through the pictures brought back what utter fun we had this Easter holidays and made me realise just how much I love to travel. [...]
This time last year I was heavier by the day, pregnant, struggling to walk and I was longing for some proper sun and summery weather. So when Siblu holidays were looking to work with bloggers I tripped over myself wanting to do it. The exchange was they cover accomodation and the ferry and we cover [...]
Cold air is heavier than warm air. Most of us know this…but did you know cold air drives a windmill faster than warm air? Apparently the light breeze we had yesterday wouldn’t have moved the sails of the St Anna windmill in the summer. Instead we had a beautifully spinning windmill. We learnt this and [...]
. I love water and water sports, especially sailing. This year, due to obvious reasons (…like having a baby) we’ve not been able to go sailing, as we had vowed to do last year. I decided to get my “boat-fix” at this year’s Southampton Boat Show, so off I went with a baby and a [...]
. No words, just an image that has significance from the past week. What does it make you think of? .
. Imagine falling asleep on your Grandma’s sofa and waking up after a good night’s sleep in a land of knights, princesses, pirates and dinosaurs. This is exactly what happened to the Littlins last Friday: we surprised them by making a stop over en route from Budapest to Eindhoven in a village just outside Nürnberg. [...]
. We’ve had a fabulous summer, spending lots of time away staying with friends and family and actually getting some very hot weather and good tans (despite the generous amounts of sunscreen applied.) I have had so much to write about over the last weeks, but as you’ve seen (or not in this case) I’ve [...]