Esther the Easter cat

So here we are, week 4 in isolation having just enjoyed a quiet Easter with the family. I’m learning a lot about myself including what perhaps my days before lockdown really consisted of. Basically, I spent much time in coffee shops, visited lots of non-essential...

Self-isolation – a blessing or a curse?

Before I say anything about self-isolation, I am writing this in the hope that my family and my friends come out of this pandemic healthy, happy and untouched. For those who have been affected, my heart goes out to you. I am so sorry! So here we are, just started our...

Let loose and enjoy the ride

Today I was taught a lesson by my kids. It’s a lesson I already know but one that I really need to remember. Let loose and enjoy the ride! The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it – Peter Pan There I was, trying to sun myself. I...

Road trip hell. Adventure awaits.

I’m writing this blog in the dark with three kids snoring in the background having pushed me out of the bed they insisted we all shared – despite my road trip skills today! Every year, Chiang Mai becomes dangerously polluted with smog from forest fires; most of which...

The best tablet/phone apps for dyslexia

Since finding out Ella has dyslexia, we’ve been researching ways, tools and apps that can help her along the way. The following list includes my favourite choices and is mainly focused on primary (elementary) kids, but some are a must-have for kids of every school...