Flying over the Alps towards Germany...

To Travel Or Not To Travel

To travel or not to travel, that was the question. The last time I travelled abroad was almost 10 years ago, before I had children. Basically. I refused to go on ‘holiday’ with them (or without them) because I just didn’t see the point of taking all of our baby paraphernalia across the world. Finding…

Tree of Life... Made by artists: Cristovao Canhavato (Kester), Hilario Nhatugueja, Fiel dos Santos and Adelino Serafim Maté. Maputo, Mozambique, 2004

Tree Of Life

I absolutely LOVE this concept. I recently visited the British Museum in London and saw the ‘The Tree of Life’ (pictured below). It was made by four artists from Mozambique using decommissioned weapons. In 1995, a project was set up by a Bishop (Dom Dinis Sengulane) in Mozambique called ‘Transforming Arms into Tools’ (TAE) which…

We all have one thing in common..we ALL came from a mummy!

What am I?

The other day, my children were telling me about a child in their school. One of them finished off their story with ‘I think he is Pakistani because he looks like [insert south Asian name here]’ … I then asked them ‘What are you then?’ My eldest replied ‘English’ and my second child said ‘I…