Big Sky Country

We don't have many TV channels in the Falklands, but the view kind of makes up for it... Forget Montana, the Falklands really are 'Big Sky Country'. Some of the best cloud formations I have ever seen have been here, and what's more it changes within minutes. The photograph above was taken one evening after … Continue reading Big Sky Country

Suns and Sons

Ten minutes before bed Oli busts out his profound question of the day "Dad, what are stars?". Some children would be happy with 'burning balls of gas millions of miles away' kind of explanations to which they might say "oh" and move on, not understanding but having an answer filed away to regurgitate in the … Continue reading Suns and Sons

Falklands Farewell To Maggie

I was too young to understand about politics when Margaret Thatcher was the PM, and to be honest I don't really understand it now. I remember growing up hearing a lot about Maggie Thatcher, some loved her and some loathed her, I never really gave her too much thought. But all that changed after coming … Continue reading Falklands Farewell To Maggie

What do you do with the tooth once you’ve been the tooth fairy?

My eldest son has started to loose his baby teeth. The other day he lost his second baby tooth. The first one came out a while ago. I was cooking dinner at the time. My husband was home, and he dealt with the BIG event. I saw the tooth, I congratulated him on loosing it … Continue reading What do you do with the tooth once you’ve been the tooth fairy?

Slow down Jackie J don’t grow up to fast. What’s the hurry?

My baby boy turned three this week. Man, that is mad, where has the time gone? He is mad on football. I don't know where he gets it from. I'm the biggest football fan in our house, and I only watch England World Cup matches. From an early early age he has loved balls and … Continue reading Slow down Jackie J don’t grow up to fast. What’s the hurry?