• Adventures in France – Our Why

    My eldest asked the other day, ‘can we go to that place where they have the trenches when we’re in France?’ I said, ‘yes, of course, that’s where your great uncle is buried’. Spencer’s taken more of an interest in history over the past year,…

  • Adventures in France; Slowing the treadmill

    Many of you know that we’ve been planning a big family adventure for quite a while, and we’re now 9 weeks before our departure…I get butterflies in my stomach thinking about it. There is a lot of logistical organising to do and getting the first lot…

  • motherhood and being humble

    My Mum – the most humble person I know

    My mum is the most humble woman I know. I was reminded of this when my oldest son drag out a box of memorabilia this week and started digging through old photos, newspaper clippings and found some beautiful treasures I forgot that I had. I…