travelling with children

Culinary Travel, travelling with children

Culinary Travel with Kids – Paris

Culinary Travel with Kids – Paris

I remember the days when I used to travel with microwaveable tomato soup, apple sauce and single-serve packets of Rice Crispies. I try to repress that moment when surrounded by friends in a nice bistro in Nice, my eldest son declared at a thousand decibels, that he “will NOT eat the risotto […]

February 1, 2016 ×

Culinary Travel, travelling with children

Escaping in my home town – Collingwood Childrens’ Farm

Escaping in my home town – Collingwood Childrens’ Farm

When I had my first child (Lion), I lived in Abbotsford. My little factory workers’ cottage in Paterson St was 4.5km from the smacking centre of Melbourne’s CBD. This working class nook was built on blood, sweat and crime. It’s tendency to flood before the sewer system was installed in […]

September 5, 2012 ×

holiday rentals, Italy, Paciano, Tartagli Bassi, travel, travelling with children

Home away from home

Home away from home

I don’t want to leave. I’m pressed in embrace against Leslie, and it’s like I’m frozen. I know that when we part, I will have to join my family in the car, and leave her forever. Or maybe, just maybe, this time I’ll be back. I am an ADHD traveller. […]

September 18, 2011 ×

croatia, travel, travelling with children

The Defeated Army – travelling with children and unlucky 13s

The Defeated Army – travelling with children and unlucky 13s

Triskaidekaphobia – the phobia of the number 13. Methinks I may partake in a little of that… It’s the number Judas took when he sat at the table for Jesus’ last supper. Loki – Thor’s evil brother was the 13th God in Viking mythology, it is also believed by them […]

August 29, 2011 ×

Bellagio, Italy, Lake Como, Menaggio, travel, travelling with children, Varenna, villa rental

A Week by the Lake

A Week by the Lake

Grand Hotel, Tremezzo I had lunch al fresco today, and for the first time this year, the air was marginally on the wrong side of comfortable. It may be one of the last outdoor lunches I get before its too hot. Yes, that’s right, summer is on the way. Most […]

April 4, 2011 ×