Celebrating New Year Dutch Style

Jan 01, 18 Celebrating New Year Dutch Style

Posted by in Holland, Miscellaneous, Travel

New Year’s Eve 2017 has found us celebrating in style with family and friends in Holland. It’s been some years since we were in the Netherlands for New Year and I’d quite forgotten how utterly mad they all are when it comes to new year fireworks! You only have to walk out of your front door into the street of any village, town or...

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2017 Football Muratti

May 13, 17 2017 Football Muratti

Posted by in Miscellaneous

Nail biting Muratti 2017 final but …. all good in teh end 😉 #greenarmy

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Baking Soda + Vinegar + 3 Mischievous Boys = Fun

Apr 19, 17 Baking Soda + Vinegar + 3 Mischievous Boys = Fun

Posted by in Guernsey 2017, Miscellaneous

The Science of Fun …
Baking Soda + Vinegar + 3(Mischievous boys) = Fun

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My Amazing Aussie Nephews

Jul 13, 16 My Amazing Aussie Nephews

Posted by in Australia 2016, Miscellaneous, Travel

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3 Go Mad in the Park

Jul 03, 16 3 Go Mad in the Park

Posted by in Australia 2016, Travel

Another great day here in Oz with our three adorable nephews …

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In the Footsteps of a Hero

May 03, 14 In the Footsteps of a Hero

Posted by in Miscellaneous, Mons 2014, Travel

It seems to me the generation that faced down the hardships and horrors of total war in WWI (and WWII) were made of a special kind of stuff.
Honour; duty to country; grit; courage; sacrifice; determination and resolve are all words that can (as a generalisation) epitomise those generations.

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Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum

Jan 17, 14 Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum

Posted by in Holland, Travel

Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum (Dutch Railway museum) a must for all little boys who like trains ! 😀 We all had a great day at this wonderful museum… and of course we went by train which was even more enjoyable as the boys haven’t really been on a train before … een leuke dag!...

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Story time with Annelies

Jan 12, 14 Story time with Annelies

Posted by in Holland, Travel

Story time with the boys is always a lot of fun...

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Herm

Jun 29, 13 Herm

Posted by in Channel Islands

Spent a glorious day in Herm with Annelies’ Mum & Dad. I’d quite forgotten how absolutely beautiful this little island...

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Touring the bulb fields in the Noordoostpolder

May 10, 13 Touring the bulb fields in the Noordoostpolder

Posted by in Holland, Travel

We had an excellent day touring the bulb fields in the Noordoostpolder.(Holland’s “oldest new land”… reclaimed from the sea in 1939). The vast openness of the huge open fields and sky was almost...

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