Tagged with San Francisco

Homemade Ice Cream

Homemade Ice Cream

One of the presents that the girls got for Christmas was an ice cream maker that you need to turn by hand (thank you Dad!)  The girls said they wanted to start an ice cream business when we visited a lovely gelato shop in San Francisco and so this was the start of their business! … Continue reading

San Antonio – the Riverwalk

San Antonio – the Riverwalk

We drove to San Antonio on Friday afternoon for the weekend.  It’s one of the oldest cities in Texas and also one that gets the most visitors every year.  It is very easy to see why. We drove into the hotel and the city looks just like most of the Texan cities we’ve visited – … Continue reading

Children and technology

I’m a big fan of technology for children.  Both girls can navigate around the CBeebies website for all the games and clips of their favourite programmes.  They both have accounts with Reading Eggs which is a fun way to practise letters and reading and the Big One has an equivalent account with Maths Whizz which … 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

San Francisco part 1

San Francisco part 1

We arrived on Saturday afternoon to beautiful sunshine and clear blue skies.  We’re staying in the lovely Hotel Drisco, in a beautiful residential part of the city.  To give you a feeling for the area, Warren Buffet lives around the corner in a magnificent house (although I don’t think it’s his main residence…) Driving from … Continue reading