May is (was…this post is making it out long after I’d intended!) National Walking Month, the month when we are encouraged to ditch the car and get out to walk. Walk to school, walk to the shops, walk when we normally wouldn’t, walk for the sheer pleasure of it. I’m a huge advocate of walking,… Continue reading National Walking Month: Walk With Me.
If you visit Disneyland Paris, as we did recently, it’s very easy to stay within the confines of the park and your hotel. But to do so is to miss a trick, as just a few minutes drive away is Val d’ Europe. And its worth a look. Wondering why ? . Well… It’s Accessible.… Continue reading Seven Reasons to Visit Val’d Europe & La Vallée Village.
I am not known for being a great lover of Christmas. It’s not that I don’t love Christmas, I do. At Christmas time. But I find it really hard when the whole festive package is being peddled from Halloween, if not earlier. Thus far, I haven’t embraced the season very much either at home (apart… Continue reading Hello, Christmas!
Way back in Spring ( doesn’t actually feel that long ago ,where did this year go, please?) I posted about the charming German tradition that is the Easter Tree. The German tradition originally involved decorating outdoors shrubs and bushes with colourful eggs and developed into the decoration of branches to be brought into the home. I’m… Continue reading The Autumn Tree.
First things first, a confession. The title of this post is only half the story. To be an accurate reflection of content, the title would need to read something like ‘ Things Living Abroad and Being a Trailing Spouse and Moving Every Two Years Has Taught Me’. But that isn’t very punchy. Title aside, things… Continue reading Lessons From a Mobile Life
Recently, I have done a lot of exploring. We spent our family summer holidays travelling around Luxembourg and Germany, exploring a ton of interesting things and places. So far, so fun. But when I’ve been raving and blogging about places been and the things seen, one thing just doesn’t get enough care or credit. And that,… Continue reading A Barefoot Walk.
As my blog reaches the one year stage, I reflect on the lessons I have learned and the mistakes I have made.