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Travels with children in Europe – Part 2

Bonjour! This follows on from Travels with children in Europe – Part 1 and relates to our trip to Europe for 2 months in 2012 when our children were 2 and … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Spring in Trondheim

Every day is 6 1/2 minutes longer than the day before it and already we have over 15 hour days. We’ve had beautiful sunshine this week with actual warmth in … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cosy Finland

We spent Easter this year in Finland. We came to Finland to visit a woman I met on Heron Island in 2003 at a conference then saw again in Prague 2 … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · 7 Comments

Book Reflections – Bossypants by Tina Fey

Bossypants by Tina Fey is an interesting, funny and self-deprecating set of essays about Fey’s life from childhood to successful career. I laughed out loud uncontrollably several times in most … Continue reading

April 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Reflections – Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson

I’m an Australian expat living in Norway and when I heard a podcast interview, with questions from readers, of Per Petterson by Harriet Gilbert on the BBC World Book Club, … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · 1 Comment