The sound of home

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Just one of the sounds of home… the ‘mixie’! Others being pressure cooker whistles, the familiar doorbell.. and something that I’ve really missed abroad.. the white noise of a ceiling fan 🙂 What’s your ‘home’ sound?

Teaching a kid

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Kids say the darndest things! Spent a few days with my 1 year old nephew, teaching him to say all the important things that kids need to be able to say and feeling very proud of myself. I may have created some confusion.

The family that travels together stays together!

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This piece was originally published on Tripoto on 5 May 2015.   www.tripoto.com/trip/the-family-that-travels-together-stays-together-6304 The first thing that comes to mind when I think of my childhood travels is a blue Milton water carrier that faithfully accompanied us on long train journeys. Along with carefully rolled chapathis, fried snacks and biscuits, it formed our portable kitchen, a place where us kids … Read More