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Travelling with a baby

Scoop magazine –brilliant short stories for children and parents alike

With the World book day past us, how about our favourite kids magazine? At a time when everything is going digital, here comes this brilliant monthly printed publication. We had … Continue reading

March 12, 2018 · 10 Comments

Valentines with kids: romantic getaway in Liguria, Cascais or Cotswolds?

Valentines may be a cliché and one may not stick to February 14th to celebrate. BUT one does not have to be Esther Perel or Alain de Botton to figure out that grown up time is utterly important for healthy happy dynamics. And kids can be also brought along on romantic trips should you go to the right places! How about Martinhal in Portugal, Calcot Manor in Cotswolds or an Italian little known gem – Camogli?

January 27, 2018 · 16 Comments

Around the World in 80 Days. Wanderlust and brilliant kids theatre.

Kiddies school just started, (office) projects lists getting longer by the day, just as light is getting scarcer and days shorter? Weak pound plus already into bleak autumn weather? Wanderlusting … Continue reading

September 4, 2017 · 34 Comments

Best summer reads: 6 picks for grown-ups and kids under 4

What better time to read than school & summer holidays? Here are my suggestions for the summer reads: some relatively recently published books, my all time contemporary favourites and some … Continue reading

August 1, 2017 · 23 Comments

London – the very bad and the recent therapies

London has been saddened recently by few horrific events: Westminster & London bridge, Borough market, the tragedy at Grenfell Tower, the savage attacks at Finsbury Park. So I did hesitate … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · 5 Comments

Long week-end in Paris – mum on the run

Paris has been my preferred city for many years and home too many years ago. Pied a terre between 2003 – 2004, got to love it instantly and felt home … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

The art of travel. I really like Alain de Botton…BUT

The consolations of philosophy, The art as a therapy and How Proust can change your life, have been wonderful discoveries for me in 2015. Could not fault them, Alain writes … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Far from Zen travelling experiences

What better day to write about Far from Zen (read stressful)  travelling experiences than a rainy gloomy July Monday? And in case you’re reading this from a sunny terrace, that’s … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

The melting clock and Kangaroo Island

‘ No changing of place at 100 miles an hour will make us one whit stronger,  happier or wiser. There was always more in the world that men could see; … Continue reading

June 13, 2015 · 9 Comments

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