Day 189 – the night before……

leaving for holidays -> I hate it.  Packing kills me, particularly when it involves both me and the kids (as Hubbie stays home to work for another week at least).  I always thought that having a holiday home meant you did half as much, but because you can have all your own stuff there, you … Continue reading

Day 182 – Weekend in the Ardennes

This weekend we’re in the Ardennes, guests of Kurt and Alexandra, for our first stayover in the Belgian countryside. Having left clear instructions with Jules on the finer points of our pets, we kissed goodbye to Joseph the cat, Gabriella, Betsy and Thila the chickens and packed our car with clothes food and 8 eggs … Continue reading