Australia Part 3 – Remembering the Splendour of the Whitsundays

Australia – a vast, diverse and beautiful country, currently in the news for the terrifying and extensive wildfires which have raged across its south east coast. My heart, prayers and love go out to the families, communities and wildlife affected by these savage infernos. In these dark times, I think it’s important to remember the light and in particular the magnificence of this unique island country. It’s ten months since we spent three glorious weeks in this special country; I’ve finally managed to write up the third part of our adventures there – from Port Douglas down via Townsville to the stunning Whitsundays. … More Australia Part 3 – Remembering the Splendour of the Whitsundays

Our family goals for 2020

For me, the time between Christmas and New Year is one of reflection about what worked well as a family and what we achieved in the year, as well as planning our family goals for 2020. This post documents our commitments for the upcoming year from walking, cycling or kayaking 732 miles to more time outside completing microadventures to service projects helping others. … More Our family goals for 2020

What Can Board and Card Games Teach Your Children?

Playing a game is both a wonderful way to connect with your clan and, at the same time, significantly aid their development, in skills ranging from logical thinking to collaboration to perseverance. All whilst having a giggle! This post looks at why games can be so powerful and shares some of our favourites. … More What Can Board and Card Games Teach Your Children?