A lookback on our 2018

We started the year on the “big ship” otherwise known as Britannia out in the Caribbean. And ended the year here in Doha, at 9pm…

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Why I’m not joining in with “New Year, New Me”

It’s that time now, where “New Year, New Me” is popping up all over the place. And I, for one, completely disagree. I’ve been a…

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Teething babies coming my way soon EEP!

There seems to have been a bit of a baby boom around these parts, with so many of my friends becoming pregnant with their third…

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Recycling: Choosing to make a difference

One of the things we are trying to teach the boys, strongly reinforced at school, is our footprint on the world.  How we can make…

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A garden for your most loyal friend – creating a dog-friendly garden

Every dog has its little quirks, their own personalities; driving us round the bend one minute and then making us wonder how we ever lived…

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Guide to Touring the Cyclades with the kids this summer

If you are planning a fantastic getaway for the whole family then you might want to consider doing something a little bit different that will…

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Getting ready to descend on my mum this summer

Summertime.  My absolute favourite time of year, well, it always used to be anyway.  Then we moved to the Middle East and temperatures start to…

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