Christmas in London (for the adults!)

Christmas in London (for the adults!)

With fireworks and Halloween out of the way, all focus is now on CHRISTMAS! Now, don’t get me wrong, Christmas with the kids is wonderful, and we love our annual Christmas Lights walk, but sometimes it’s quite good to leave them at home with the sitter and...
What to buy a 13 year old girl for her birthday

What to buy a 13 year old girl for her birthday

For those who follow the blog, you know I have a beautiful daughter. She was just a little girl when I began this blog, and suddenly she has entered her teen years. I have to say, what to buy a 13 year old girl for her birthday, proved troublesome! But, she was...
Skiing in Austria with Children

Skiing in Austria with Children

Anyone who follows the blog, will know we are avid skiers. However, apart from our one diversion to Whistler, we have only ever skied in France. I am thinking that maybe this year, we should dip our toes into skiing in Austria, and I have been browsing at potential...
Madame Tussards, Fake News and Teens

Madame Tussards, Fake News and Teens

My daughter is a born and bred Londoner, and as she grows, we’ve found more and more things in London to enjoy. It’s really the city for everyone. However, there are some attractions that seem to have a timeless quality, whatever age you are, and one such...
Visiting The Ancient Theatre of Taormina with kids

Visiting The Ancient Theatre of Taormina with kids

We recently spent six days in the beautiful Sicilian town of Taormina. Taormina is not only stunning, it is filled to the brim with history. One such place, it the rather spectacular Antico Teatro (translation: Ancient Theatre). Sight-seeing with the kids can...