*156* … to a football game we go…

If, like me, you have birthed three boys it's inevitable that most family days out involve one sports or another... there have been holidays with trips to baseball matches, basketball games, hockey arenas and even a football game in Thailand once. 'Soccer' that is, we're still missing an American Football game. Yesterday we travelled 3… Continue reading *156* … to a football game we go…

*132* the moon and the library

That sounds like the title of a book, doesn't it? It isn't, it's only a telegraphic account of my Saturday adventures when together with my parents, I visited Gloucester Cathedral - always a pleasure btw - such an incredible building... ... best cloisters in the world... I was really curious to see the moon installation… Continue reading *132* the moon and the library

*119* postcards from Japan, Kyoto/Kanazawa

On our last morning in Kyoto I packed quickly and visited another temple... Kiyomizudera-dera... the main hall was unfortunately under repair but you can still visit inside and get an idea of how amazing it is, all built out of dark wood, sitting majestically on the side of the hill on the eastern side of… Continue reading *119* postcards from Japan, Kyoto/Kanazawa

*118* postcards from Japan, Kyoto (part 3)

Monday morning, second week of school. No 3 has already destroyed his school shoes, admittedly they weren't new, but I'd only bought them in May last year. Sigh. Also he thought that telling me on the Monday morning 5 minuted before we're due to leave was a better option than owning up on Friday after… Continue reading *118* postcards from Japan, Kyoto (part 3)