The Magic of Unschooling.

โ€œEducation is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. โ€ โ€“ Albert Einstein The sweetest most well meaning thing that people say when they meet us travelling with our 2 and 4 year old is ‘aw…such a beautiful age’ & ‘great time […]

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Minimalist Living

My epiphany moment was when we ripped up the threadbare carpet in our Victorian terrace and began sanding all the floorboards with one of those crazy sander hoover machines you can hire from the tool hire place. We underestimated the permanent dust cloud that took up residence in our house that week and decided on […]

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Our First Workaway Placement as a Family, Off grid in South Portugal.

What is Workaway? Workaway is an online scheme whereby you pay an annual subscription fee (46.00 US dollars for a joint/family account)ย  to have access to hosts that want to invite people to volunteer their time and skills to assist their many varied projects. Projects can include working on farms, small-holdings, eco-projects or even around […]

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Ways to Embrace Your Inner Child

“Are you afraid of inner child inside of you, underneath your skin or even under your bed? Don’t be. It’s not there to hunt or scare you. It’s there to show you, the real you. Laughing, playing and making life joyful” – Sand sculpture by Ludo Roders. Watching our youngest today in the tub playing […]

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Van Life in Bristol.

Bristol Downs. We were really torn about whether this would be a welcoming spot and avoided it for a long time due to the reputation of a few areas of the downs and it’s specific night time activities, as we had no real interest in joining that club by accident! However an appointment one morning […]

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