Posts Tagged ‘new year’

New Year Countdown with Kids

Last year was the first year we let the kids stay up as long as they liked on New Year’s Eve, aka Hogmanay here in Scotland. Mr Fox (who was 3 then) made it to about 9pm, and Oskar (who was 7) fell asleep at 23:45 – though we did then wake him up again […] Read more…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! The blog is still meant to be on its holiday break until next week, but last night I recorded some of the fireworks for The Boy, as he was too tired to stay up and watch them, and since the New Year’s fireworks have been a topic of discussion among expats […] Read more…

The Morning After

1 January 2014 New Year’s Eve in Germany is marked by everyone going a bit crazy with fireworks. Coming from the UK – where controls are much stricter and people tend to shot the fireworks up in to the sky rather than at each other – it can be a bit of a shock the […] Read more…