Zoos, trikes and Nato – our week of family fun

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It’s a common problem, and I’m sure we’ve all been there – the husband has a week off so you plan a load of days out in the local area only for 60 world leaders to descend on your doorstep. OK, not your actual doorstep – I can’t quite picture Obama hanging out in our porch. But you get the idea. Continue reading

Family holidays: Home or away?

Costa del Dorset: Our day trip to Lyme Regis

Costa del Dorset: Our day trip to Lyme Regis

We’ve been touring the UK’s motorway network recently, with a long weekend at my folks’ place in the Norfolk countryside, a christening on the Sussex coast and our first family holiday in deepest, darkest Somerset. Continue reading