We are about to embark on our journey home to the Netherlands. As with most holidays, it feels far too short and have passed much too quickly. But with a very early wake-up and not much sleep either, I can’t wait to be home. Thank you family for making the holiday memorable and Malta for Continue Reading

The holiday is coming to an end (today is the last day), but before we leave we had a family gathering a la Arabic cuisine at Sharma in the Portomaso marina. The food, the wine and in this case the Arabic coffee was fantastic and so was the company. The evening came to an end Continue Reading

Our vacation is almost coming to an end, but despite being a little less than 2 weeks we managed to see and do a lot. As the other day when we visit the tranquil but majestic city if Mdina and the Baroque architectural capital Valletta. Pictures follow below… a little toysoldier exploring the streets of Continue Reading

Anticipations were high when we embarked on a sailing trip yesterday. As usual we took the route of the northern coast up to Comino and Gozo, hung around the blue lagoon and its grottos before sailing off again (with a few pitch stops). Just before dinner time, we entered the harbour of Portomaso where dinner Continue Reading

The village festa continued yesterday and we luckily managed to get a table at the Villa giving us a vantage point for the festivities and the fireworks. say cheese Sebastian turned into quite a photographer capturing the fireworks the grande finale

We had the pleasure to stumble across a village festa taking place between the two parishes of St Julian’s and Sliema. Weather was balmy, and people were strolling between different stalls offering nougat, home made pastries and cheap toys (we tried all three!). Walking back from the Villa, having had a last evening nightcap, the Continue Reading

Today feels like a day the holiday really started. No work, breakfast on the balcony, gym session followed by a relaxed afternoon at the beach. Bliss Finally holiday! Susanna at the bath (as the saying goes) Sebastian is enjoying the Med too smeared my hair in castor oil for an improvised hair treatment

Found some pics from the birthday evening, spent at Barracuda. Again thank you all for making it a memorable day and a big thank you to R for the Mont Blanc pen. It will sit with pride in my old and battered Mulberry filofax. birthday girl surprise surprise do I need to say more? family Continue Reading

I really had an excellent birthday – thank you everyone for making it happen! For all the birthday wishes, surprises and presents. I feel blessed. Apart from a few hours work in the morning, I spent most of the day shopping with the girls ending with a late lunch and seeing my beloved dog Cecile. Continue Reading

I woke up with a knock on the door, with birthday cake and flowers delivered. Writing this post, whilst enjoying a decadent breakfast with chocolate cake and coffee in bed. Today is set for taking the kids out shopping, lunch at the Point and dinner later this evening. And thank you everyone for your birthday Continue Reading