I never thought I would update a blog post because one of the items on my list has burnt but here it is. Notre Dame de Paris has burnt. As a French person, I ache for the loss but I also believe that Notre Dame de Paris is more than a building. It is a History lesson, a religious sanctuary and much, much more.
If you visit Paris, pay your respects to the cathedral everybody thought was immortal but have fun too. Paris has a lot to offer in terms of family-friendly spots and even in the light of yesterday's tragedy, Notre Dame is still one of them. ... See MoreSee Less
Campfire Banana Bread is not something that I had made before on camp. I have made it twice in my life, once in Home Economics in school. This weekend, I helped 50 scouts make 8 banana bread loaves. Now, when I say helped, I largely kept children busy while some Scouts did the mixing. Down...Read Mo...
Have you been to Estonia? For nature lovers, this Baltic country is a true fairy tale destination and it's hard to believe that Lahemaa National Park is only an hour from Tallinn, the medieval city. ... See MoreSee Less
Mother's Day and "clean up" should never ever belong in the same sentence except when it's my decision to clean up a beach for this very special day. It's Mother's Day in the UK this weekend! It's also one of the earliest Mother's days around the world in spring and the weather is usually quite chilly. As it's right before Earth Month, a random act of kindness for Mother Nature seems in order. ... See MoreSee Less