The Age Gap.

My sister is six years older than me. This was an arguably convenient age gap for my working parents, but as far as my sister and I were concerned, it was redundant when it came to any form of fair and rewarding play. For the first six years of our relationship, in my sisters eyes, I was completely useless. For the following ten, I was mostly … [Read more...]


The third little traveler enjoyed his role of the youngest child, and the only boy, for the first two and half years of his life. He was born into an ideal setting on the Mediterranean Sea in Malta.  My very generous in laws joined me for the first six weeks of his life - it was heaven. While they spent their days with the two girls at the park, on … [Read more...]

My Little Brother – The Endurance Race.

I have often been told, by the two eldest travellers (the two girls) that I don't realize just how lucky I am that I don't have a little brother. In fact, the eldest little traveller has told me on several occasions that I should ring Granny Max and thank her for sparing me."If you knew how annoying little brothers are - you'd ring her. Actually … [Read more...]

Lunch Monitors

The Second Little Traveller wandered in to the bustling School Cafeteria yesterday and immediately noticed that something was terribly wrong. An injustice was happening right in front of her. There in the line, the line for the much coveted "hot lunch" was her brother, the Third Little Traveller. She quickly turned to her friend and asked "it's … [Read more...]