Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sledging at Halloween

Colder days

Sledging at Halloween

The days are getting colder here and yesterday it snowed – all day. This has heralded the beginning of the annual quest of getting Seb out of shorts and t-shirts into something that is a bit warmer. At the moment we are trying stealth tactics: he did wear a fleece and snow-pants to go outside to play in the snow… tomorrow we may try for a long-sleeve top and hide his shorts.  We managed to… Read More »

Fishing boat in Costa Rica

A week in Costa Rica

Fishing boat in Costa Rica

We have just got back from a week in Costa Rica – what an amazing, beautiful and interesting place… We were staying on the Caribbean coast, on the far South East of the country, so after the best part of the day flying to San Jose we had a 5 hour drive ahead of us, over the mountains and rain clouds, behind very slow queues of traffic, to get to our final destination. At one… Read More »