Travel Policy

It's not about the destination. It's about the journey.

Emma and I love to travel.  Prior to parenthood, we were rarely at home.  We flew overseas numerous times.  We toured Mexico and Peru for our honeymoon.  We travelled back and forth across the UK – visiting friends and family and exploring areas of interest.

To set forth on such adventures with our children – expanding their horizons, introducing them to the myriad wonders of the world and including them in the thrill of discovery – is something we have both always longed to do.

HOWEVER…

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Clothing Down (Everything Must Go)

More clothes than you can possibly imagine, or dispose of.

In December 1972, Professor of Meteorology, Edward Lorenz, presented, ‘Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?’ at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  He spoke regarding the theory that small changes in initial conditions can cascade to large-scale alterations of events.

Six years and eight months later, a boy was born–

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Joy

Sunlight in the storm - Bundles of joy, moments of elation

As a source of diverse emotions, parenting is rich and abundant.  None of these emotions have been strangers to me – life before parenting was not exactly without incident, but in parenting I have enjoyed, savoured, borne and suffered them all in new and exciting ways.  Emotionally-speaking, life is like a box of exploding chocolates.  Parents – and in particular those genuinely and completely invested in parenting – are more exposed and vulnerable.

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