I Sleep, You Sit: A Toddler’s Perspective On International Travel

“Tonight we are going to sleep on the plane,” I reminded Miss M this morning. “No,” she said forcefully. “I sleep. You sit. And then we see Nanna.” And.

3 years ago

Colours of Vietnam – Black

For some, black is an absence of colour. For others, it’s a backdrop to make colours pop. Black can be as mysterious and as beautiful as the night. Here.

3 years ago

Colours of Vietnam – Orange

Orange, the colour that inspired this series. This is what happened: We’d only been back in Vietnam a few weeks and we were still rediscovering Ho Chi Minh City..

3 years ago

Colours of Vietnam – Yellow

Yellow for me is a happy colour and in Vietnam it signifies good luck. At this time of year, just before Tet, Ho Chi Minh City is full of.

3 years ago

Colours of Vietnam – Red

Vietnam is a visual feast of colours. Even on the dreariest day in the middle of the wet season in Ho Chi Minh City, splashes of colour will leap.

3 years ago

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Tet

The pre-Tet excitement is building in Ho Chi Minh City. In every street, the sound of renovations ring out — the harsh shriek of metal being cut and the.

3 years ago

Banh Canh Cha Ca (Noodle Soup With Fish Cake)

Bánh canh chả cá is a noodle soup with thick slippery round noodles and slices of fish cake. It was one of our regular cheap and cheerful dinners when Miss M.

3 years ago

The Truth About Cats And Dogs In Vietnam – Part II

Two months ago I was on the brink of becoming a cat-murderer. The pain of losing not one but two birds to rogue street cats had both Darling Man.

3 years ago