Australia

Well, what can I say.  An earthquake got in the way. But that is a lame excuse, as the photos in this entry were taken in Australia in January.  We had a wonderful time with Frank and Tania, learning a lot about parenting alongside reconnecting with good friends.  Our trip took us, in some ways … Continue reading

New Zealand: Part 2

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New Zealand: Part 1

This is Not Kagbeni

The major festival in Nepal is called “Dashain”.  I won’t try to explain the religious significance of it, because I am simply not qualified to do so.  These pictures are of a Dashain greeting card James and Emily ‘made’ at kindergarden. What I can tell you about Dashain is that this is very much the … Continue reading

James & Emily Go To School

Well, they have been going for a while actually, but we are starting them now on five mornings a week.  And they have new backpacks for the task, generously gifted by the Gran and Grandpa in Britain.  James gets a dinosaur (or dragon?) and Emily gets a Emblebee (or bee?).  They love them.  Inside is … Continue reading