Experiencing Florence’s Art With Kids

Florence is renowned for its collections of significant artwork, and visiting the Academia and Uffizi galleries is one way to see some of it. However, travelling with three kids between 5 and 10, we know they would not be fans of spending a few hours strolling quietly through an art gallery. In our three days in […]

10 fun facts I learnt in South Africa

A guest post by our daughter Olive (aged 9), written originally for a school presentation. Here are her top 10 fun facts she learnt from our month long trip to South Africa in September 2016. 10. A kudu only makes two footprints The kudu only makes two footprints because when it lifts its front foot up the back foot […]

Please Support Sjaki-Tati-Us

Sjaki-Tari-Us is an education program for special needs children, particularly mentally disabled children, based in Bali. One of their main projects is the Sjaki-Tari-Us school and restaurant is hidden in the corner of the Ubud soccer field, just along from Tutmak, and the CP Lounge. You can support their projects by eating here. There is a nice […]

Our Balinese Girl

Last term Olive joined the Balinese dance classes after school, which culminated in a performance at the school graduation ceremony yesterday. The girls had to arrive quite early before school to get dressed up which included bright make-up, hair extensions with flowers and the outfit. The costumes are so colourful and are a traditional Balinese dress. The coloured make-up […]