You can tell by the money in my purse that term has started again. I don’t mean that it’s considerably lighter after the painful pre-school shopping – though it is. (Three pairs of black leather shoes, three pairs of trainers, variously sizes 2, 6 and 10, since you ask. And, yes, I cried at the […]
What we did in Holland on our holidays
One of the things we did was debate – at length whether it was OK to call it Holland. Boy One, insisted it was The Netherlands despite maps showing him we were in South Holland. We learned the joys of Lycra-free cycling! And encountered the remarkable phenomena of patient motorists who give way to bikes. […]
How much of our landscape are we?
We had a fabulous holiday in Holland and were inching our way aboard the ferry for the waterborne part of our homeward journey when it happened. The car in front of us – a shiny NL registered expensive one – was lurching and grumbling just above us on the steep ramp. Alarmingly rolling back towards […]