Annapurna Base Camp: A Trek Without the Twins

For the first time since coming to Nepal, with the exception of work trips, I travelled for a week away from the the twins, and also away from Bine.  (When I came back Bine handed me the baton: she is now doing the same trek, and I am taking care of James and Emily on … Continue reading


I was on my own with the children last weekend, having decided that the trip my wife was going on was not really something they would be able to enjoy.  I was pretty sure that even if Emily loved the idea of an elephant, the reality might bring her to tears.  And the reality for … Continue reading