September 14, 2016

Travelling with kids – teenagers

I have written about travelling with kids numerous times – one article I did 10 years ago. I used a pic from exactly the same hotel we stayed in in Bangkok as we did this time. And I do have to say, it was the same positive experience – but oh so different. I recently came back from overseas, Germany (mostly). We travelled over to celebrate my dad’s 80th birthday. Due to training and HSC commitments of our oldest son […]
December 14, 2011

Give More Potatoes

I do like maths -and love statistics. This week’s ‘Good Weekend’ had another interesting one. ‘7% Estimated proportion of unwanted Christmas gifts in Australia that are thrown away;’64 kg Weight of potatoes consumed by average Australians each year’ Which leads me to this year’s Christmas gift giving tip: Give sensible, give things people need – even for children, ask what they want, accept if someone says “I don’t want anything”. Because if you keep on giving, it can get  too […]