20 Ways To Make & Save Money For Family Travel As a family we love travel and we love a bargain. We saved for years for our family gap year and lived frugally while travelling through Asia. I’d love to share with you my top 20 tips for affording more family travel! 1. Decide when to travel, . . .
Esmae's Birth Story: Eight Years Later I can't believe it has been eight whole years since Patrick and I became parents for the first time. I blinked, and my tiny bundle of warm scrunchy baby has turned into an eight year old and I just don't know where the time has gone. I mean, I do of course- . . .
Vegan Philippines: How Hard Is It? The Philippines is probably one of the last countries to fully embrace veganism. Filipinos love their meat just as much as they can’t live without their white rice. Many of the people in the Philippines probably have never even heard of the word veganism and the . . .
Looking Forward To 2019 My, isn’t 2019 grand? You’ve gotta love a year where none of your family have yet experienced natural disasters, been through near-fatal accidents or died, and 2019 is as yet living up to these standards. I hope you’re all having a decent start to the new year. I actually . . .
20 Brilliant Vegan Gifts For Valentines, Birthdays & Christmas Hello there, and welcome to those of you who are desperately wondering what vegans like besides animals. Well, look no further! I know how difficult it can be to shop for vegans (especially, y'know, being one) so I put together this . . .
Our Christmas Angels in Sri Lanka Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a good festive season and are finding the start of 2019 promising. We certainly are! We had a lovely couple of days over Christmas in between Eiras’s hospital trips- we visited Patrick’s family on Christmas . . .
Eira's Illness & Most Recent Hospital Experience This highly original post contains themes of Eira being ill, multiple trips to doctors and hospitals, a general sense of wanting to tear my hair out in frustration, and vomit. Just like every post in Eira's medical saga since her brain . . .
Hello everyone- the last week or so has been a slog and a half with Eira, hence the lack of update. I didn't want to post again while she was feeling awful as it's not exactly uplifting to write (or read!) After our trip to hospital the other day, Eira didn't get better as we hoped/expected. Her . . .
I was hoping to not have to bring you a UK edition of “Eira in hospital”, but here it is. Featuring a sick Eira, a three and seven year old who have spent a whole day in hospital with no toys, devices or food, and parents at the end of their apparently very stretchable rags. Yesterday Eira . . .
Family Gap Year Blog: The 10 Things We Are Dealing With After Our Family Gap Year Life, eh. We've been back in the UK for just over two months now, and on the outside things seem pretty much back to normal. Patrick is working in fitness management, I’m full-on with homeschooling the girls and . . .