The old stone cottage

Once in a while we have enough of the big city and leave for the English countryside. And if we do that, we do it properly. No WiFi, not even mobile reception and the car had to be parked about 100 yards away from the cottage we had rented: we had to work our way […]

Exploring the Wilderness of Dorset

Our last half term break led us to Dorset, to the middle of nowhere. It was just perfect! While I saw picture opportunities everywhere, the kids couldn’t wait to go exploring. We decided a while ago not to call it ‘walking’ or ‘hiking’ but ‘exploring’: it made all the difference… On the other hand that […]