Living Arrows 16/52 – flying high in the sky

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” Kahlil Gibran This year I am taking part in Living Arrows,…

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When your best friend has a baby and you live in a different country

I’ve been musing a lot on expat friendship recently, for a couple of reasons really.  First up it was my husbands birthday.  His oldest, and…

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Our grand plan: the ultimate American Road Trip

We have a dream, a travelling dream at that, to take the time when the boys are small and go on a tour of America.…

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Living Arrows 10/52 – solo parenting

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” Kahlil Gibran This year I am taking part in Living Arrows,…

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A letter to myself 15 years ago

Dear Young Me, You’re probably about to run out of money for the first time about now.  I mean really run out of money, and…

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January Birthday – love it or loathe it?

Everyone always likes to have a little moan about January.  It’s deemed to be cold, dank and gloomy.  A low point after the festive highs…

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2016 my year in photographs

It’s the time of year for reflections, for celebrating the best of the year and for learning from the worst of the year.  Last year,…

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