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Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on For Development At Any Age, Try Music Lessons

The question of when to start your child with music lessons is one that is often asked and comes with two definitive sub-questions, if you want to put it that way. ...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Shopping for Christmas Gifts Has Never Been Easier

Christmas is, without a shadow of a doubt, my favourite time of year. I love hearing carols all-too-early in the shops, the cheesy Christmas adverts, the excuse to splurge on special food and choosing decorations for the tree. Basically, I’m a bigger kid when it comes to Christmas than either of my little girls! But however much you enjoy Christmas, it does bring with it a lot of stress, and I’m always looking to ways to reduce this. In a way, I guess I’m fine-tuning Christmas!...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on What’s the Difference: Retiring in Canada Vs. Retiring in America

Is retirement any different for Canadians than it is for Americans? Here are just some of the differences between retiring in Canada versus the States. ...

Apr 16 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on A Review of the Welsh Mountain Zoo in Colwyn Bay, North Wales

Little rant before I start this article: I don’t know about everyone else, but I’m getting a little sick of the changeable weather. Don’t get me wrong, I love the sunny days, especially as they make life so much easier in the summer holidays, but this whole rain-in-the-morning, glorious-sunshine-in-the-afternoon thing is getting old, least of all because I never know what to wear in the morning! And the rain today; atrocious. Anyway, apologies about the pointless and random...

Apr 16 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Essay on Family Traditions

One of the most disturbing observations repeatedly vocalised by people who fall into the grandparents’ age group is that family traditions appear to be dying a slow and painful death. The elderly fondly talk about the good old days, when many of the socio-economic problems faced could be solved through the application of a few familiar, tried-sand-tested solutions. They definitely have a point and with age comes the wisdom of a very rich mix of proper life experience. However,...

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