Today is Samhain (pronounced Sow-in), the Celtic Day of the Dead.  It is a time for honouring our ancestors and remembering loved ones no longer with us.  It’s the reason we don’t celebrate Hallow’een – the day has real meaning for us, and we celebrate as a family. […]

Thousands of Brits have taken part in the new global Own A Colour fundraising initiative, which is raising crucial funds for UNICEF, the world’s leading children’s organisation. In a surprise twist on gender stereotypes, most men are ditching blue shades in favour of red hues, turning tradition on[…]

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A Postcard from … Germany We loved this postcard – the colourful houses reminded us a little of the colourful beach huts at Cromer.  We also liked the fact that the sender wrote a little message to the children in German and then translated it into English for[…]