So, July. What a funny, fast-slow month you have been. This has been the month of long days and short weeks. And confusion. Mixed messages from the Government and the introduction of sort of compulsory mask wearing set against a back drop of almost-business-as-usual has me a bit puzzled. But, Covid confusion aside, there has… Continue reading July Monthly Round Up
So, there you go. That was June. We’ve said Hello and Goodbye. I’d usually like to get a round up post out on the last day of the month, but real life got in the way. Better late than never? We’ve all been continuing to ride the Corona-coaster, with restrictions and relaxed restrictions followed by… Continue reading June Monthly Round Up
Happy International Happiness Day ! In honour of a day devoted to happiness, and throwing in a dash of inspiration taken from the #travelsparksjoy tag that’s doing the rounds, I thought it would be nice to talk about the travel experiences that create happiness. Obviously, what aspect of travel sparks joy is going to vary… Continue reading International Happiness Day: The Travel Edit.
Travelling with kids can be an interesting business. Search #travelwithkids on that well-known research tool Instagram and you’ll be immersed in images of families travelling and travelling well. Capable children on the backpacker trails. Taking in cultural sites, behaving impeccably in museums. Siblings lined up beautifully on a beach or hanging out joyfully together in… Continue reading Chatty Post: Travel with Kids.
Guilty Pleasures. We all have them, right? I have loads. Including but not limited to: watching reruns of Diagnosis Murder and Judge Judy, adding extra salt to Pickled Onion Monster Munch and drinking Snowballs. Not always at the same time, although that sounds like a pretty good night in to me. Towards the end of… Continue reading Centre Parcs : My Guilty Pleasure Break
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
So, February is done and dusted…and where did that month go?. February can be a difficult month in Germany. There is a hint of Spring in the air, but we are still prone to snow, minus temperatures and all seasons in one day. Despite the unpredictable conditions, we did enjoy lots of time outdoors this month.… Continue reading February Favourites