Category Archives: Family Life

Return

Well, having looked at my blog, I see I haven’t written a sausage, a bean or even a word since 2015. This is not good, but boy, a lot of water has flown under the bridge since then. It looks … Continue reading

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Wild Parenting

As any parent knows, the worst thing you can say to a child is “If you do X, I will buy Y”, because at some point you have to make good on your promises. Having indulged in this mad behaviour, … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the Old and Hello to the New

In common with lots of folk, at this juncture in the year, I’m sitting in front of the laptop weighing up to good, the bad and the down-right ugly that 2014 has brought. On the upside, our tiny Family Unit … Continue reading

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There … And Back Again

Well, Team DG are back in the UK. Much to the relief of the hotel which we’ve just left behind in fun, fab Mexico. Everyday we presented a new challenge … … Could the Concierge please find our 6ft, yellow, … Continue reading

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The Joys of Travelling With Children

Malta is proving to be a very child friendly place to be. Children are welcomed into restaurants and are generally treated with warmth and humour. Our Family Unit may challenge all of this. In the last twenty-four hours, the Offspring … Continue reading

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Arrow

When the other half said he’d bought the first series of Arrow to add to the Family Unit’s TV viewing schedule, no one rushed to rip the cellophane off the DVD box. Our household is a strictly Marvel only place … Continue reading

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Many Reasons To Be Happy

Just over a month after my unscheduled ride in an ambulance, I’m starting to feel a bit more like ‘normal’, whatever that might mean. But on the upside, I’ve gone from literally just sitting on a horse two weeks ago, … Continue reading

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