Category: Travel

An Epic Experience in Champagne

Stuart and I have just spent the past week in Champagne, visiting a whole range of different houses and having the great fortune of seeing a visit planned 18 months ago coincide with the week of harvest. This meant that our hosts for the week were incredibly busy, and we are so appreciative that without […]

The number one lesson I learned from the solar eclipse

Our recent eclipse experience taught me a number of things.  I learned a lot about the science of eclipses, and that the reason that they occur is that the moon is 400 times closer to earth than the sun, but that also exactly 400 times smaller, meaning that when they line up once every 18 […]

Experiencing Eclipse 2017

Last weekend Stuart and I headed to the USA with the kids in tow to experience our first ever solar eclipse as part of Virgin Galactic’s Camp Eclipse gathering.  A huge amount of planning by the team had gone into the event, firstly working with eclipse experts on identifying the best possible location and then […]