Family essentials

When you have a family your list of ‘essential’ items becomes much longer than it ever was before. There are lots of things you feel you should have in, just in case like Calpol, and a range of first aid stuff as well. Then there are the things you use daily like baby wipes and […]

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Travelling with children: part seven

With the school holidays nearly upon us you might have begun thinking about how you are going to keep the children busy whilst you are travelling. If you are a regular reader of the blog you might recall that I wrote about the busy bags I prepare for each of the children when we travel […]

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Memories of Japan

Whilst I was at university I had the opportunity to study Japanese as an additional subject. I jumped at the chance as it really appealed. It was a small group and we had a lovely teacher who was very patient. At the end of the first year there was a trip to Japan. It was […]

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Travelling with children: part six

Welcome to part six of our travelling with children series. This article looks at how to survive the festival season with children, if festivals are your thing. Firstly, we have a few top tips from festival lover Radio 2 DJ Sara Cox to share with you: “When at festivals I always take an umbrella to […]

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