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Holidays: Useless without mobile or WiFi connectivity?

Two weeks ago I took the family to Crete for a week. It’s the first proper holiday — or, for the international readers, our first proper ‘vacation’ — that we’ve taken as a family. The boys are still young and we didn’t fancy subjecting ourselves to a 12-hour travel extravaganza each way to visit somewhere […]


Santa’s Big Helper: Rather useful for young children this week

Our little Archie just turned 18 months old and already he is a dab hand at the iPad. It’s being rather useful when we’re trying to distract him from teething discomfort — but at the same time, we’re trying to avoid making it a guaranteed addition to ‘business as usual’, lest he grow up unable […]