Category Archive: Up In The Air

Shadows on the Screen

This is how you leave a place: you tell yourself you’ll come back. And maybe you will. But sometimes, far down the road, you wonder what on earth you’d be coming back for.… Continue reading

New York To Boston, and Back Again

So what did Adam end up doing in New York? Worked a lot, predictably. The rest has been difficult to glean, what with the antisocial time difference and the commandeering of skype sessions… Continue reading

Sydney

Who Went? One 2yo and Mum. I also took an embryo, so technically it was my first solo trip with two children. We met up with Vita and her son, and also D.… Continue reading

Gold Coast, Springbrook National Park, Brisbane

Guess what I’m supposed to be doing right now? If you guessed “my actual paid work so it’s completed in time for our upcoming trip to Brisbane and the Gold Coast” you are… Continue reading

Poiseidon Underwater Resort

Last year, during our eldest’s oceanic phase, he begged us several times to book a holiday at the Poiseiden Underwater Resort in Fiji. Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on whose point of view you… Continue reading

Darwin

Who Went? One 12mo, Mum and Dad, Nanny and Pa (Grandmother and Grandfather). Review: This trip was timed to fold in with a conference for Mum. Pa is not big on sightseeing, P… Continue reading

Hong Kong

Who Went? 3yo, 9mo, Mum and Dad, Grandmother (“Nanny”). Mum attended a two-day conference. Review: From my point of view it worked ok. Dad and Nanny seemed a little stressed a couple of… Continue reading

Penang

Who Went? One 5mo, Mum and Dad. Review: This was our first ever holiday as parents. We brought our pre-weaning baby in arms and although we paid lip-service to the idea that things… Continue reading

Taipei

Who Went? One 9mo, mum and dad. Review: Nice one-stop holiday. Locals are friendly, with a relatively restrained culture. Modern facilities and trendy eating places, with great food available to suit all palates,… Continue reading

Paris, Nice, and In Between

I took my five-year-old to get some groceries today, and on the way back we stopped at the local kopitiam for a teh and a fruit jelly ice. As we were waiting for… Continue reading