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How to entertain your 9-year old grandson for a week

Last week we entered new territory. Our 9-year old grandson flew to our home town all by himself (an official unaccompanied minor) to spend a week with us. Although we don’t live near either of our sons, we interact with their families … Continue reading

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10 Travel Tips for Grandparents

For the second time this winter season, we have returned from a week or so away in warmer climes to find one – or even two – new dumps of snow. If our absence had anything to do with these … Continue reading

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University residence in middle age is not for the faint of heart

It’s easy to tell that Labour Day Weekend is upon us and that it’s time for young people to head back to universities and colleges.  Not because of the weather, which remains incredibly summery.  But in college towns such as ours … Continue reading

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Marathon of Médoc for running and wine, lots of wine!

Further to my post about enticing race destinations for all tastes (Picking your destination runs – or walks), one of my blog readers reminded me of one of the most enticing races of all, the Marathon of Médoc in France. … Continue reading

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