An Unexpected Lesson in Loss

Bryony Freestone was young and beautiful, with a contagious smile. She was part of a team of six university students we met during our stay with Marine Conservation Cambodia..

6 days ago

Island Life in Cambodia

Every morning the power goes off at 5am. The cool breeze from the fan pointed at my bed stops, and I usually wake up. The 5pm to 5am power.

1 month ago

Ice, Unicorns and Many Levels of Hell

It has been an unbearably stinking-hot few weeks in Ho Chi Minh City. So I came up with a cunning plan to stay cool last weekend: a family day.

2 months ago

Our Big Worldschooling Adventure

In about four weeks we set off on a bold new adventure to see what the world can teach us. After Miss M completes the equivalent of first grade.

3 months ago

Review: First Aid Kit from Survival Emergency Solutions

Neither of my kids had any blood injuries until about six months ago. Since then there’s been several trips to emergency, always at night or on a Sunday. There’s.

3 months ago

3D Photo Fun at Artinus in Ho Chi Minh City

Miss M’s school was unexpectedly shut for a couple of days this week. Luckily some of the parents organised a trip to a fun new activity centre in Ho.

3 months ago

Adventure Planning and Food

We are negotiating a work-in-exchange-for-accommodation deal in Japan. The owner of a 100-year-old farm house contacted me to ask if I’d be interested in managing the place over summer..

4 months ago

Staying Sane When Traveling With Young Kids

I’m deeply immersed in planning our next travel adventure. I’m looking at farm stays, volunteering at marine research stations, staying with friends and all kinds of amazing international adventures..

4 months ago