Over the past couple of years the Lake Balaton has crept into our hearts; It has a place in a small nook reserved for special family times. It is the first place the Littlins went sailing. It is the first place Max bathed in a natural body of water at just 9 weeks old. It is the first place Angelina has been fishing, sitting for hours despite not catching … [Read more...] about The magic of Lake Balaton
. Swimming has always been my sport- Water is my element. It’s where I feel comfortable and in a way free...in fact I love most watersports- on, in or below the water. My parents tell the story of taking me to the Croatian coast when I was just 7 months old: As I sat in the water, my bottom gently washed by the lapping waves of the mild Adriatic, I threw my first mayor … [Read more...] about The Joy of Swimming
. . This summer we had planned a long stay with my parents in Hungary, where it get very hot, with high UV radiation. Both Littlins have sensitive skin, so I have to choose the sun cream very well. They have had some nasty rashes before from some brands. In gearing up for the summer along with stocking up on swimming costumes I also got some UV protection suites from Boots a … [Read more...] about Swimming Costumes for Kids – Are UV suites any good for the child?
An early summer morning we decided to go to Centre Parcs Eperheide Belgium to the tropical water paradise. No, this wasn't a hop over from England, we were already in the neighbourhood, just over the border in The Netherlands. We braced ourselves for the cost, but because of a promotion we got a 30% discount on our entry fee and for 3 adults, a 4 year old and a 2 year … [Read more...] about The day the glamorous people stayed home… and we had an amazing time