The Land of the Volcanoes

Trips and Tips to Explore
1st June 2017 9

It’s been a while since I blogged. I’ve written a 1000 in my head but for some reason, that doesn’t seem to count. As part of my rehabilitation I was taught to take a break […]

Letter to Squeak. Part 1…

2 Boys or 2 Monkeys?
21st March 2017 1

It often doesn’t seem fair to be the second child. With the first, everything is about them. Attention, decisions, time management, milestones and so forth. With the second, you just kind of have to fit […]

Bits, Bobs and Snot

2 Boys or 2 Monkeys?
19th February 2017 0

Snot. Gross: So far this year, we have had a precious 2-week period of no runny noses. It was bliss. I even washed the sofa covers etc and loved being able to pick up my […]

Big decisions, big consequences

Health Hurdles
26th January 2017 0

“He that has a choice has trouble” Dutch proverb. I have suffered a bit of radio silence recently. My head has been working overtime, but my typing has not been so prolific. The problem is, […]

2017 The Year of…a bit less cake?

Living in NL
3rd January 2017 1

So, it’s a new year. Again. Another year to talk about great ideas, dream a bit, and then get on with reality. Last year in March, I made a list of 10 things I wanted […]


I am a 34 year-old English girl (?!) living in The Netherlands with my Dutch husband, 2 boys, a cat and a variety of dead animals in the garden, thanks to the said cat.

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