On Sunday, we finally let ourselves back in. Six months and three weeks after we locked the door behind us and set off round the world, we came home. The … Continue reading Stuff
One of the reasons people thought we were mental to travel around the world with a baby (and there were many) was because of the perceived danger. The world is … Continue reading Unexpected Dangers
It dangles at the end of the bed. The plastic clips rattle against the bed frame when I walk past it. The straps have yielded to the stretch of my … Continue reading Hanging It Up
In the week since we’ve touched down on UK soil I’ve been back to work, travelled (again) up to London and attended a book launch. It’s fair to say it … Continue reading Back to Reality
This week marked an important event – we booked the very last accommodation we’ll need until we leave. No more trawling through listings every few days, no more comparing prices and … Continue reading Winding Down
They say it takes a village to raise a child. In our modern society, communities have dwindled and family rarely live close together. This often leaves the parenting to fall … Continue reading Becoming a Parent on the Road
This week we found ourselves back in civilisation, as Mexico City was the first stopping point for our Mexican adventure. It’s the biggest city we’ve been to since Tokyo, back … Continue reading Dressing Up, Dressing Down
The human mind is an incredible thing. It has the capacity to render the most extreme things into something mundane. Just look out of your window, isn’t it marvellous? Maybe … Continue reading Why Am I Getting Bored?
How many big decisions did you make today? Perhaps a few in relation to food, one about whether or not to go out, then a final one about when to … Continue reading Decisions, Decisions
It’s fair to say that our levels of planning ahead have diminished somewhat since setting off. Before we left, we spent hours perusing guide books and websites, looking out for … Continue reading What’s Going On?
As Satre put it, hell is other people. Although he said it in French, which probably made it more profound. As someone who lives in London, I can definitely relate … Continue reading Huh, Other People
New Zealand feels enormous. It’s odd, considering that we’ve just come from a country that could fit the entire of Europe in it, to say that this diminutive pair of … Continue reading Wide Open Spaces