Pizzas galore in The Eternal City

The advantage of taking children to the stunning city of Rome is that there is always something available that they will actually eat. Whilst we have loved exotic trips to far-flung destinations, in part for the culinary delights on offer, trying to find fare to satisfy a fussy child doesn’t tend to enhance the experience! […]

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Back in the saddle!

Apologies for the outrageous length of time since my last post, but that pesky little thing called life kept getting in the way and, as time passed, more life took over and the distance between my fingers and the keyboard grew exponentially. However, the good news is that I never let anything get in the […]

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Tragedy for Nepal

How can those who have nothing lose everything? The news of the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday gets increasingly worse as communications are restored and eye-witnesses and reporters are slowly revealing the damage and destruction to the rest of the world. The unfolding humanitarian crisis would be truly terrible in any country, following […]

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Step Back In Time

Dubai is not often recognised for its historical or cultural depth: it’s popularly seen as eschewing the old in favour of the newest, biggest and best – of everything.  But whilst there is a nugget of truth in this perception, those who level such an accusation at the city simply haven’t learned where to look. […]

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go…

“You have brains in your head, You have feet in your shoes, You can steer yourself any direction you choose” Dr Seuss The scariest part of moving abroad is the decision to leap into the relative unknown and go for it. Once you step off that precipice, there is no going back – not, having […]

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