Kids, London life and the world beyond

Join Honkopoly in London for Sports ...

TweetOn a Tube map, the distances look small. On the Monopoly board they’re even closer. But when I walked part of the route for #TeamHonk in London, organised around Monopoly board properties, I was...

Help support Sport Relief – sp...

Tweet   The parent blogging community has come together for a major group fundraising effort, spearheaded by Mammasaurus, Mummy Barrow and The A Residence. It’s called #teamhonk (think: Comic...

Your Instagram pictures on marshmall...

Tweet One of the vexing things about Instagram is that you take all these GOR-geous pics and while you can share them hither and yon online, it’s harder to get them into the real world. Now you can not...

The best museum in Istanbul

TweetWith all the drinking, eating and people-watching to do while travelling, sometimes — sometimes – I find the museum-going with travel to be a bit…obligatory. Some museums are...

11 British gifts to give Americans

TweetA couple of years ago I wrote a post about the 8 British gifts to get Americans (that I would never give to a Brit). Whoa! People went crazy for this post. It was the Strictly Come Dancing, the hit...

The tastiest sausages for Christmas

Tweet A few weeks ago a woman arrived at my door with a big box of meat. I wish this kind of thing happened more often, frankly, especially when the meat comes from a place like Todenham Manor Farm. The story...

Visiting Dealey Plaza & standin...

TweetDallas’s role in the national tragedy of JFK’s shooting was something we learned a lot about while I was growing up in Texas. The city had a reputation of being a cold, money-oriented...

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