Travel, Work

When a Work Trip Goes Wrong

Wow, after two years of a virtual replacement, we're back in person for our annual workshop for the leaders in technical writing at my company. I'm almost at the end of the week of intense discussions on every possible topic. I'm exhausted at this stage. It started with a 7am alarm on Sunday, then a… Continue reading When a Work Trip Goes Wrong

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Travel

Stuff we didn’t need on holiday

Before we went on holiday (for lots of pictures, visit #smellysocksgoestofrance), I wrote a list of everything essential to take (and added the stuff we forgot). We had an absolutely bloody brilliant time. This was the holiday we'd waited three years for. However, amongst the very many things we took, we did not need some… Continue reading Stuff we didn’t need on holiday

Family, Travel

What to pack for a Eurocamp holiday

We're off next weekend, for our first big holiday since 2019. We love a Eurocamp caravan, even doing our first fly-drive at the beginning of June. Every time we go, I think of things we didn't take. So, I'm going to write a list of things I'm packing in case it's useful to anyone else… Continue reading What to pack for a Eurocamp holiday

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Children, Family, Travel

Top 10+ tips for Edinburgh

We recently spent half term in an AirBnB in Edinburgh - our first family trip there and our first time using AirBnB (which was excellent, by the way). Here are our top ten favourite things to do or places to eat with primary school children in (and around) Edinburgh. Note: Edinburgh Castle and the Royal… Continue reading Top 10+ tips for Edinburgh