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. […]

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[…]

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

A Postcard from … Belarus This postcard from Belarus shows winged Hussars from the Grand Duchy of Belarus.  Bean was intrigued by the Cyrillic letters printed on it.

A Postcard from … The United States of America This card came from a high shcool History teacher in Michigan.  Bean was impressed beyond belief that it was from a) America and b) a teacher who put his first name!