Welcome to South Africa – Pilanesberg and Pretoria

Very (VERY!) early one morning, we crossed over from Botswana to South Africa… We’ve crossed over 6 border controls since leaving the UK, but this one feels rather special. Maybe it’s because this is our last one. Or maybe it’s because they’ve made us get up and present ourselves… underneath those clothes are PJs!!!!! Just a quick train journey… … Read more Welcome to South Africa – Pilanesberg and Pretoria

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe / Zambia border

After a few days travelling, it’s time to leave the train… for the amazing Victoria Falls. We crossed the border on the bridge….                          And got our first glimpse of the falls….                                                They are truly stunning. One of the first things we see is the bungee jumping platform… Now MANY years ago, when … Read more Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe / Zambia border

The Rodeo Boy – 25th June 2017

They hardly ever tell me the final destination before hand… As an 8 year old this can be quite frustrating, to say the least.  I had to put my gum boots (wellies) on Mum and Nana had their trainers on, so I assumed that we were off to a leisurely walk to burn off our Sunday lunch.                   We took six bus stops up … Read more The Rodeo Boy – 25th June 2017

Black Cabs of London – Tales of the Unexpected

So, this weekend is our weekend to catch up on all the things we should have done…. and there is one important thing outstanding that we really need to complete…. Our vaccinations for Africa. So, rather that than housework this morning, we took a train to London to get our final shots! Phew!! We needed … Read more Black Cabs of London – Tales of the Unexpected

Sweets, treats and very sore feet! – London May ’17

My name is A and I’m 11 years old. I’m home educated so when mum made me write about a dream trip to London, I assumed it was just another exercise… I never imagined​ it would really happen. But she told me that someone was willing to help us have a dream weekend. I was soo excited. … Read more Sweets, treats and very sore feet! – London May ’17