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Lake Mathieson

I call this place My Lake of Recovery.

Two years ago, on a journey to escape from a treacherously imploding world back in Australia, I flew to New Zealand with my kids, whilst still recovering from the remnants of glandular fever and a persistent residual coughing. 419 more words


A fantasy tropical getaway… with the kids (yes, really)

The Maldives. It’s about romance right? Couples massages. Dinner for two by candelight with your feet in the sand. So not the sort of vacation that includes two very rowdy, rambunctious little boys. 364 more words

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This is How it All Started

Let’s make a long story short. It was the late 1980’s and I was 10 years old. That is when this journey began. I travelled overseas with my family for the first time of my life. 568 more words


Growing old is mandatory, growing up is optional

Despite being 41 going onto 60 in biological terms, I still behave like an 18 year-old going onto 8 in maturity terms.

I was abundantly reminded of this during our recent family holiday. 559 more words


Short and Sweet Singapore: A long weekend in the Lion City with kids!

I recently put together this piece on tackling Singapore in three days with a little one in tow for Playtimes Magazine. This was based on our own experience of a long weekend trip in the autumn (when we were also lucky enough to visit Legoland Malaysia — … 96 more words


One fine day in Disneyland

In an era when cold cash plus a few negotiable instruments were just about the only currency to talk business, Mr. Walt Disney was hard pressed to convince his financiers to pool money together so that he can build a destination space for kids and their parents to relax and enjoy… Some one hundred acres with fantasies, adventures, futuristic, jungle and exotic themes..  4,104 more words


Our visit to Osea Island, I think I'm in love...

We visited Osea Island last week for just two and a half hours and left with a sense of contentment and the feeling that we had witnessed something rather special. 717 more words

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