Foolish, foolish. There’s *always* something to learn when travelling with my daughter – I’m not sure if she deliberately keeps me on my toes when we’re away?
It’s not just a change of destination: after only a few weeks, she seems different – both in terms of how daring she’ll be, how stubborn she’ll be (clue: enormously) – and how family travel can vary wildly from one month to the next… Continue reading →
How fast can a week whizz by? I had fully intended to post a bit more about our week in Antigua… and suddenly we’re on our last full day.
There’s a taste on Instagram and Twitter – check out the #eliteislandfamilies hashtag – and the full posts will be coming later. So this is a tiny taste…
We’ve swum with stingrays (and are now accompanied everywhere by a small toy stingray), we’ve snorkeled several reefs and rocks, and lounged on a string of beaches. But there’s more to the island than sea and sand. Continue reading →
With glorious autumn colours against the dramatic coastline and crisp brisk autumn weather, October half term is a fantastic time to visit stunning South Devon on a family break.
And there are some great local events to entertain kids along with the usual attractions – from foodie delights to spooky celebrations. Here are a few of the best to try this October half term in South Devon. Continue reading →
In a fairly unassuming shed, not far from Acton Town station hides a treasure trove. A very specific treasure trove.
Because this is the London Transport Museum depot, housing over 370,000 objects stretching back for almost 200 years. Tickets, trains, trams, buses, signs, machines, antique phones: all parked and piled a few minutes from one of London’s busiest roads.
And twice a year, usually in March and September, this incredible store opens to the public. It’s trainspotter (and bus/tram-spotter) heaven – as well as a preschooler’s dream. Continue reading →