Recent Posts

In the Footsteps of Heroes

May 14, 14 In the Footsteps of Heroes

Posted by in Holiday News, Miscellaneous

A GENERATION APART It seems to me the generation that faced down the hardships and horrors of total war in WWI (and WWII) were made of a special kind of stuff. Honour; duty to country; grit; courage; sacrifice; determination and resolve are all words that can (as a generalisation) epitomise those generations. I can’t imagine...

read more

Our London Adventure

May 14, 14 Our London Adventure

Posted by in Holiday News

Our London trip was fantastic – we did so much …. Part 1 >>> Part 2...

read more

Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum

Jan 17, 14 Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum

Posted by in Holiday News

Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum (Dutch Railway museum) a must for all little boys who like trains ! We all had a great day at this wonderful museum… and of course we went by train which was even more enjoyable as the boys haven’t really been on a train before … een leuke...

read more

Dutch Culture in all its’ varied forms

Jan 14, 14 Dutch Culture in all its’ varied forms

Posted by in Holiday News

I love Holland and the Dutch culture …. where else in the world would theme parks and national art museums be so chicly done: The Efteling : Inspired by the artist Anton Pieck The New Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (10 years in the...

read more

Story time with Annelies

Jan 12, 14 Story time with Annelies

Posted by in Holiday News

Story time with the boys is always a lot of fun...

read more

Nederlandse Artilleriemuseum

Jan 08, 14 Nederlandse Artilleriemuseum

Posted by in Holiday News

River, Lukas and Seth are so cute and Uncle Rob is having a great time with them : Nerf Gun fights; Go-karting and a trip to the Dutch Artillery museum (so far) … made all the more interesting as Opa (Grandpa) served on the same base where the museum is for his national service during the 1960′s. We also got to climb...

read more

How to Destroy your Lawn in a Morning

Sep 27, 13 How to Destroy your Lawn in a Morning

Posted by in Guernsey News

Autumn gardening tasks … scarifying the lawn … apparently it’s good for it ! (I hope...

read more

Mamma mia she’s a gonna fall …

Sep 19, 13 Mamma mia she’s a gonna fall …

Posted by in Holiday News

Where else could we be with a blog title like that but … the leaning tower of pizza Pisa (sorry feeling a bit hungry as I write this) Our last stop on our Italian holiday. We have of course vistited the famous leaning tower and even if it didn’t have that 4 degree lean it would still be an impressive piece of...

read more
Page 1 of 1112345...10...Last »