Things to do at The Grand Canyon when you’re 12

We visited Grand Canyon this summer, and I’ve shared some highlights over on my YouTube channel, if you fancy watching the video. Or read on for our top tips for families visiting Grand Canyon with kids. VIDEO DIARY OF OUR TRIP TO GRAND CANYON Like many people, “The Grand Canyon”… View Post

Summer Road Trip Part 3: Santa Barbara

  Two weeks into our California road trip, we hit Santa Barbara, and a definite change of pace. Santa Barbara lies a couple of hours North of LA, and is a lot quirkier and more laid back. The city was the birthplace of the Spanish architecture revival in this part… View Post

Tips for Starting School with M&S

As a Mum to a child who started secondary school last year, I can tell you that the starting school panic doesn’t get any better with age. Back in the mists of time, when Flea was starting “big” school for the first time, I was a wreck. I kept reading… View Post

Summer Road Trip Part 2: Carmel and Big Sur

After spending a week in LA at the start of the summer, we headed North to Carmel and Big Sur. This part of the coast looks very different to our last visit in 2015. In case you missed the news, this part of California has been hit hard by fires… View Post

Summer Road Trip Part 1: LA, Baby.

“Did you change your tickets?” asked the check-in agent. “Er, no,” I replied. “Only I can’t find you on the system.”  I’m not going to lie. Our summer trip began with me trying to do calm breathing (in for five, out for seven) and not have a heart attack. It… View Post