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Tagged With: children

Pokemon Go – Is it is going to ruin our kids? This is what dogs think of it.




There is something strange going on at our house. The Older Child of the family is behaving in a manner that is neither normal, nor has it been previously witnessed in this household. Yesterday mother walked into the house and found the child lying stretched on the living room floor, staring at her phone screen, her hand dextrously tapping away on it. Continue reading »






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On Zermatt and its quaint, snow covered charm




We arrive at the tiny Zermatt station and the person at the ticket window there refunds my money and issues me a family pass without any hesitation. In return all I have to do is to fill up a small little form. I am so impressed that I am tempted to take his picture and … Continue reading »






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To d3 or not to d3 – on sleep, hypochondria, sunlight and mothers




The biggest casualty of motherhood as we all know is sleep. I last slept a good night’s sleep nearly a decade ago. My nights, since the arrival of my children have been filled with episodes of conscious sleepwalking and like any somnambulist, I am fatigued and sleepy in the morning. Part of the reason I … Continue reading »






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Gorillas, Oscar Wilde and a pint of Guinness in Dublin




  From the moment we arrived in Dublin last week, I was struggling to like it. The first aspect of my struggle was that, as always, I was unwilling to leave London. The second aspect was that I had been given a rather dull picture of Ireland and warned that I should brace myself for … Continue reading »






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Daddy’s day out in Ireland




Yesterday was our last day in Dublin. We are in a tiny, although charming Irish village by the sea called Salthill. Salthill is near Galway and merely a two hours drive from Dublin but thanks to the sea and frequent rain, it is really much colder here than Dublin. Each time I step out of … Continue reading »






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