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  • Visiting Nagasaki

    Tweet The first port of call on our cruise on Quantum of the Seas from Shanghai was Nagasaki, Japan, and we were there on August 10 – the day after the 70th anniversary of…

    August 25, 2015
  • Our Michael Collins connection

    Tweet Nearly every other person you meet in Ireland will tell you they’re somehow connected to the Irish freedom fighter Michael Collins. We’d grown up hearing that we were related to ‘The General’, but…

    August 17, 2014
  • Ephesus with kids, cats and dogs

    Tweet The final stop on our Grand Tour was Ephesus, Turkey, somewhere No 1 Son had always wanted to go, not least because of its proximity to the Temple of Artemis, one of the…

    August 20, 2013
  • Win Horrible Histories Series Four on DVD

    Tweet From the moment he discovered the Horrible Histories books by Terry Deary, No 1 Son was completely hooked. Rotten Romans, Terrible Tudors, and the rest, he read them all, cover to cover, and…

    May 24, 2013