Getting organised for the new school year

I know January is all about the resolutions, but to be honest, September is more of a fresh start...

A morning alone in Covent Garden

As much as I have enjoyed my children's company over the summer holidays, the moment September...

6 tips for a successful family road trip in Italy

This is a guest post Road trips can be stressful at the best of times, but with kids, it can be...
Cultured Kids #38

Cultured Kids #38

January is finally over, and while I was in town today, I really thought how bleak it looked without all the festive lights and shop displays! But Spring is coming, and that means longer days! Despite it being January, we've had a wonderful cultural month: Starting...

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What we read in Book Club, 2018

What we read in Book Club, 2018

If you New Year's resolution is to read more, or you are looking for good books to recommend to your book club, here is what we read in book club during 2018. I don't always think a book that is good for discussion has to be something you really enjoy, but a book that...

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A Four Day Itinerary for Taormina, Sicily

A Four Day Itinerary for Taormina, Sicily

This summer we visited the beautiful island of Sicily. Having not visiting before, we were unsure what we would find. What we did find was an island full of history, culture, delicious food and spectacular scenery. We actually spent six days in Taormina, but I think...

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209 Women, Portcullis House

209 Women, Portcullis House

Yesterday, I attended the free exhibition at Portcullis House, 209 Women. The exhibition has been put together to celebrate 100 years of women being able to become Members of Parliament. The Representation of the People Act was passed in February 1918, following a...

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