November 29, 2020

The After School Detective Club!

Lockdown has been a busy period for me as I have been hugely privileged to be working with million-selling thriller writer, Mark Dawson to co-author two new children’s stories. The result is the first in a brand-new series, ‘The After-School Detective […]
December 11, 2020

THE ‘AFTER SCHOOL DETECTIVE CLUB’ IS HERE!

Over the last few months I have been privileged to work with the massively talented, million-selling author, Mark Dawson on a project to create a brand new children’s series. With our shared love of the classic Enid Blyton stories of […]
November 28, 2022

DAY 1: THERE MAY BE LIEDERHOSEN

ALLAN: It seemed like a good idea at the time – a shared love of ‘The Sound of Music’ with my daughter Kate was innocent enough when its only manifestation was an annual viewing and singalong on Xmas day. But […]
November 29, 2022

DAY 2: THE SOUND OF MUZAK

ALLAN: The baroque grandeur of Grand Place is the premier destination for any self respecting tourist and is undeniably beautiful (as well as being home to a life-sized and strangely aryan nativity scene, that sits firmly in the middle of […]
November 30, 2022

DAY 3: CRISP APPLE STRUDELS

KATE: I’m not quite sure I can say I have now been to Munich. After a 7 hour train journey from Brussels and a changeover in Frankfurt, we arrived in Munich, well and thoroughly knackered. Consequently, I did not get […]
December 3, 2022

DAY 4/5: I HAVE CONFIDENCE

ALLAN:  One of the enduring puzzles surrounding the high point of our trip is, just who in their right mind (apart from us) would want to go on a Sound of Music coach tour? Our pre-trip imaginings have conjured images […]