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Day one Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Location: Brisbane, Melbourne, Hong Kong Sar Hong Kong, London
First full day Date: Thursday, December 14, 2006
Location: London
Playing tourist Date: Friday, December 15, 2006
Location: London
Tired kids Date: Saturday, December 16, 2006
Location: London
Frost Fair Date: Sunday, December 17, 2006
Location: London
Realty blues Date: Monday, December 18, 2006
Location: London
Looking good... Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2006
Location: London
Christmas shopping Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Location: London
Is the Queen home? Date: Thursday, December 21, 2006
Location: London
Fogbound Date: Friday, December 22, 2006
Location: London
Freezing our toes off in St Albans Date: Saturday, December 23, 2006
Location: Saint Albans
Santa and the Fonz Date: Sunday, December 24, 2006
Location: London
Christmas Day Date: Monday, December 25, 2006
Location: London
Boxing Day - Moving Day Date: Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Location: London
Two weeks on Date: Wednesday, December 27, 2006
Location: London
Head injuries Part 2 Date: Thursday, December 28, 2006
Location: London
Snow domes but little else Date: Friday, December 29, 2006
Location: London
Portobello Road market Date: Saturday, December 30, 2006
Location: London
New Years Eve Date: Sunday, December 31, 2006
Location: London
What will we see at the zoo? Date: Monday, January 01, 2007
Location: London
Domestic Duties Date: Tuesday, January 02, 2007
Location: London
More boringness Date: Wednesday, January 03, 2007
Location: London
Sam’s first day of school Date: Thursday, January 04, 2007
Location: London
Culinary and green rollercoasters Date: Friday, January 05, 2007
Location: London
Shopping frenzy Date: Saturday, January 06, 2007
Location: London
Whee! Down we go! Date: Sunday, January 07, 2007
Location: London
Mr Mom Date: Friday, January 12, 2007
Location: London
Time travellers Date: Saturday, January 13, 2007
Location: London
A local stroll Date: Sunday, January 14, 2007
Location: London
Weekly wrap up Date: Friday, January 19, 2007
Location: London, Paris
Ooh la la – Paris! Date: Saturday, January 20, 2007
Location: Paris
Getting our cultural fill Date: Sunday, January 21, 2007
Location: Paris
Snow! Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Location: London
Weekly wrap up - including Sam's art day Date: Friday, January 26, 2007
Location: London
Foodie's heaven Date: Saturday, January 27, 2007
Location: London
Weekly wrap up (cough cough) Date: Friday, February 02, 2007
Location: London
Mid week wrap up (more coughing) Date: Wednesday, February 07, 2007
Location: London
Snow, glorious snow! Date: Thursday, February 08, 2007
Location: London
Fun in the country Date: Saturday, February 10, 2007
Location: London, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Basingstoke
Ahoy me hearties! Date: Sunday, February 11, 2007
Location: Basingstoke, Portsmouth, Winchester, Basingstoke, London
Up, up and away! Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Location: London, Barcelona
Oh that's right, its St Valentine's Day Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Location: Barcelona
Montserrat: Sam's big transport day Date: Thursday, February 15, 2007
Location: Barcelona, Monistrol, Barcelona
Architecture you could die for... Date: Friday, February 16, 2007
Location: Barcelona
Rain, rain go away! Date: Saturday, February 17, 2007
Location: Barcelona
Bye, bye Barcelona! Date: Sunday, February 18, 2007
Location: Barcelona, London
Weekly wrap up - including the Science Museum Date: Friday, February 23, 2007
Location: London
A quiet weekend Date: Monday, February 26, 2007
Location: London
Weekly wrap up - Spring has sprung Date: Friday, March 02, 2007
Location: London
A day out with Thomas Date: Saturday, March 03, 2007
Location: Didcot
Dinosaur... Roar! Date: Sunday, March 04, 2007
Location: London
Weekly wrap up - School fun Date: Thursday, March 08, 2007
Location: London
Subtle differences Date: Friday, March 09, 2007
Location: London, Chessy
Disneyland Paris Date: Saturday, March 10, 2007
Location: Chessy
Katie's birthday Date: Sunday, March 11, 2007
Location: Chessy
Weekly wrap up Date: Friday, March 16, 2007
Location: London
Weekly wrap up Date: Friday, March 23, 2007
Location: London
The inside of a car Date: Saturday, March 24, 2007
Location: London, Ashford, Canterbury, Chilham, Ashford
Leeds Castle and the countryside Date: Sunday, March 25, 2007
Location: Ashford, Rye, Maidstone, London
Weekly wrap up Date: Friday, March 30, 2007
Location: London, Venice
Beautiful Venice Date: Saturday, March 31, 2007
Location: Venice
Relaxing in Venice Date: Sunday, April 01, 2007
Location: Venice
Two crook chooks Date: Monday, April 02, 2007
Location: Murano, Venice
Poorly in Positano Date: Tuesday, April 03, 2007
Location: Venice, Naples, Sorrento, Positano
Back into the land of the living! Date: Wednesday, April 04, 2007
Location: Positano
Travel, travel, travel Date: Thursday, April 05, 2007
Location: Positano, Sorrento, Naples, Rome
Our First Day in Rome Date: Friday, April 06, 2007
Location: Rome
Off to the Vatican and St Peters Date: Saturday, April 07, 2007
Location: Rome, Vatican City
The Leaning Tower of Pisa Date: Sunday, April 08, 2007
Location: Rome, Pisa
Zagreb, Croatia Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Location: London, Zagreb, London
Madame Tussaud’s Date: Friday, April 13, 2007
Location: London
Sun, glorious sun!!!! Date: Saturday, April 14, 2007
Location: London
I do like to be beside the seaside Date: Sunday, April 15, 2007
Location: Brighton, London
Weekly update - Rest! Rest! Rest! Date: Sunday, April 22, 2007
Location: London
Weekly update – Wicked! Date: Sunday, April 29, 2007
Location: London
May long weekend Date: Saturday, May 05, 2007
Location: London, Leeds, Whitby, Scarborough
The Grand Old Duke of York Date: Sunday, May 06, 2007
Location: York, Scarborough, Leeds, London
Weekly update - Australia from afar Date: Sunday, May 13, 2007
Location: London
Paula's birthday party Date: Friday, May 18, 2007
Location: London
Picture perfect Prague Date: Saturday, May 19, 2007
Location: Prague
Why is getting sick becoming a regular travel feature? Date: Sunday, May 20, 2007
Location: Prague, London
Two weeks in review Date: Thursday, May 31, 2007
Location: London
Medieval at Warwick Castle Date: Friday, June 01, 2007
Location: London, Warwick
Magic in the Midlands Date: Saturday, June 02, 2007
Location: Stratford on Avon, Great Tew, Chipping Norton, Stow on the Wold, Upper Slaughter, Bourton on the Water, Swindon
Anyone for a Bath? Date: Sunday, June 03, 2007
Location: Bath, London
Weekly wrap-up: 15 out of 10 Date: Sunday, June 10, 2007
Location: London
Weekly wrap-up: Go the Maroons! Date: Sunday, June 17, 2007
Location: London
Too much Kent is never enough Date: Saturday, June 23, 2007
Location: Canterbury, Chilham, Dover, Folkestone, Ashford
1066 and all that Date: Sunday, June 24, 2007
Location: Brookland, Rye, Hastings, Battle, London
Weekly wrap-up: a big week in London Date: Sunday, July 01, 2007
Location: London
Weekly wrap-up Date: Friday, July 06, 2007
Location: London
Bumper time in London Date: Saturday, July 07, 2007
Location: London
Tour de France and Tower of London Date: Sunday, July 08, 2007
Location: London
Weekly wrap up – including Windsor Castle and Eton Date: Sunday, July 15, 2007
Location: London, Windsor, Eton, London
Weekly wrap-up: Belgium no-go and the London Eye Date: Sunday, July 22, 2007
Location: London
Weekly wrap-up: Punting in Cambridge Date: Sunday, July 29, 2007
Location: Cambridge, London
Paris Trip with Mum and the two dedicated walkers! Date: Monday, July 30, 2007
Location: Paris
Paris - day two Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Location: Paris
Paris - day three Date: Wednesday, August 01, 2007
Location: Paris
Is the Queen home – part two (or is three?) Date: Sunday, August 05, 2007
Location: London
Off to Belgium! Date: Friday, August 10, 2007
Location: Brussels
Brussels – what a pleasant surprise! (And don't forget Bruges too) Date: Saturday, August 11, 2007
Location: Brussels, Bruges
Bruges to the Netherlands! Date: Sunday, August 12, 2007
Location: Bruges, Sluis, Bruges, Brussels, London
Drayton Mannor - here we come Date: Saturday, August 18, 2007
Location: Birmingham
Cadbury World Date: Sunday, August 19, 2007
Location: Birmingham, London
Weekly wrap-up: Sam’s birthday and off to Cornwall Date: Friday, August 24, 2007
Location: London, Plymouth
Hippy heaven and winding roads Date: Saturday, August 25, 2007
Location: Plymouth, Saint Austell, Marazion, Penzance, Mousehole, Saint Ives, Plymouth
A slower pace in Padstow Date: Sunday, August 26, 2007
Location: Plymouth, Padstow, Rock, Padstow, Tintagel, Plymouth
Devon detour Date: Monday, August 27, 2007
Location: Plymouth, Buckland Monachorum, Princetown, Tedburn Saint Mary, London
Start of our Irish long weekend Date: Thursday, August 30, 2007
Location: London, Dublin
Amazing Irish tales (and sports-mad fans) Date: Friday, August 31, 2007
Location: Dublin, Kilkenny, Cashel, Waterford
Waterford and Wicklow Date: Saturday, September 01, 2007
Location: Waterford, Enniskerry, Glendalough, Dublin
Dublin: Hurling capital of the world Date: Sunday, September 02, 2007
Location: Dublin, London
A weekend with the Police Date: Sunday, September 09, 2007
Location: London
Almost getting run over by Gwyneth… and visiting Hampton Court Date: Sunday, September 16, 2007
Location: East Molesey, London
Down Bournemouth way Date: Sunday, September 23, 2007
Location: Fern Down, Fordingbridge, Lyndhurst, Poole, Studland, London
Milan musings Date: Saturday, September 29, 2007
Location: London, Milan
Lake Como Date: Sunday, September 30, 2007
Location: Milan, Como, Argegno, Como, Milan, London
Our German experience Date: Saturday, October 06, 2007
Location: London, Baden-Baden, Freiburg im Breisgau, Waldkirch
A walk in the Black Forest… and rural France too! Date: Sunday, October 07, 2007
Location: Waldkirch, Colmar, Baden-Baden, London
Proudest dad in the world Date: Friday, October 12, 2007
Location: London, Bergen
Norway's fjords Date: Saturday, October 13, 2007
Location: Bergen, Gudvangen, Flam, Myrdal, Bergen
Bergen: a city trapped in the Eighties Date: Sunday, October 14, 2007
Location: Bergen, London