Posts tagged with ‘summer’

  • Kid’s on bushcraft camp holiday with Camp Wilderness

    By on July 29, 2015
    We’ve all seen the coming of age US camp films where parents pack the kid’s off to camp for the summer. I worked as a sailing instructor for 3 seasons working on outdoor activity centres in the South of France and Spain. To me activity holidays are fantastic places for kids to learn new skills and make new friends. I […]
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  • Family Fun in Fuerteventura

    By on June 26, 2013
    When you’re searching for family holidays, there are plenty of wonderful, sunny places to tickle your fancy. Spain, Portugal, Greece, Malta, Florida, the list goes on. One family-friendly destination that certainly ticks all the right boxes is Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands, and it’s not hard to see why. This sun-baked island is located just off the west coast of […]
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  • Hi-Ho! Hi-Ho! It’s off to war he goes!

    By on June 29, 2012
    The bird has flown the nest…stay safe. This has been the most emotional pre-deployment I have ever experienced – bearing in mind this is the 8th time I have done this and we are now actually separated! What is all that about? Maybe it’s because we had such a shit year and it’s all culiminating into this deployment. I haven’t […]
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  • Bramble and Apple Crumble

    By on August 22, 2011
    The kiddiestinkers are pining for daddy. I know this because they refuse to sleep alone. It’s very tiring but I am used to having children that don’t sleep. To be honest I don’t sleep much myself. Today was Sunday, and the sun was shining, and so, I wanted to do something homemaking, and comforting for them. Something to ground them, […]
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  • Seasonal Work

    By on July 29, 2010
    Hagar called me from his office the other day, because he was looking at the det plot (detachment plan to send folk into Afghanistan) and he was doing some logistical planning. “Basically, I have got two options. I can either go for the whole summer, or Christmas and New Year” he said. The summer is the fighting season. The insurgents […]
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