Posted in April 2012

Compliments I have received this week…

This is a short one as I should be writing more about our adventures in California but I thought these might make you smile. From my lovely husband this week whilst in Sequoia National Park: “Standing in front of one of those giant Sequoias makes you look really slim!”  Hmmm. And from my lovely girls: … Continue reading

Sequoia National Park

The drive to Sequoia National Park took a lot longer than we expected.  This was partly bad planning on our part and partly as we had to stop to buy more clothes for the girls who needed another pair of shorts and some t-shirts and underwear.  Taking 2 children on an adventure like this is … Continue reading

Yosemite part 2

Yosemite part 2

We tried to drive up to Glacier Point on Friday morning.  Nobody was sure whether it would be open so we decided to take the chance.  There didn’t seem to be much snow about but it was still closed for the Winter.  It turned out that it opened that afternoon but the drive up was … Continue reading

Yosemite part 1

Yosemite part 1

This might just be the most beautiful place I’ve ever been.  The granite mountains against the blue of the sky and the green of the trees is awe-inspiring.  We’ve come at a good time too.  It’s early Spring here – the deciduous trees are just beginning to come into bud and the meadows are yet … Continue reading

San Francisco – part 2

San Francisco – part 2

You may already have the feeling that we really like San Francisco.  I have a sneaky feeling that my lovely husband has us here sussing out whether we’d like it enough to live here – there’s lots of work for engineers and he already has all the contacts…  Anyway, it would not be a bad … Continue reading

San Francisco – ice creams and sandcastles

San Francisco – ice creams and sandcastles

Just a quick post with a couple of pictures as I’m supposed to be participating in a teleconference right now…  (It’s 4am here!) Yesterday we went to a massive farmers market in the Ferry Building, right on the Bay front.  The food was fantastic and I just wanted to share a picture of the girls … Continue reading