As a the final part of our three part summer holiday to various places within Belgium we went to De Haan for 3 nights. We stayed in a cosy flat in the middle of town that was decorated with a maritime theme which I feel we helped to enhance by bringing in large amounts ofContinue reading “Final trip to the Belgian coast summer 2021”
Due to covid travel restrictions we weren’t able to leave Belgium until recently and so we’ve ended up doing a tour of Belgium in pandemic holidays in somewhat extreme weather:-10 degrees Celsius in February, snow at Easter in April and so, so much rain in the summer. We’ve had fun exploring Belgium though and it’sContinue reading “A tour of Belgium in pandemic holidays 2021 (part 1)”
I started reducing my flights in 2016 to only one per year and I’ve been completely flightfree since August 2018. It’s obviously been easier to stick to since the coronavirus pandemic, but I’m looking forward to staying out of the sky next year too and hopefully being able to go on a night train adventureContinue reading “Staying out of the sky”
A drawing for my niece on her tenth birthday of her and her poodle Kitwana.
Our daughters are SO different! The younger one is so happy and cheerful and makes me feel like an excellent parent- since she could say them at 18 months old she started dropping please and thank you into conversation without prompting, and at random points in the day she will ask for a cuddle orContinue reading “How are they so different??”
I’m still in the phase with my daughters that they believe everything I say, so when I tell them there will be no (private) cars when they grow up they think it’s true and not just something I really, really hope happens very soon.
When the two of them argue they competitively wail to get my sympathy/attention until they reach a crescendo and have to be taken to different rooms to calm down.