I knew I’d cry. She was an ordinary little girl, living through an extraordinarily difficult situation where one wrong step at the wrong time could cost the lives of her whole family. Growing up protected in a small country that had felt the effects of World War I and II (in a much different way), as school children we read the Diary of Anne Frank in an attempt to understand and empathise with what happened… View Post

Amsterdam: Canals, tulips, windmills and clogs.

Amsterdam: Canals, tulips, windmills and clogs.

We rather loved Amsterdam, so Adventures of a London Kiwi is turning a week-long (particularly fetching) shade of royal orange in tribute (much our trips to the green fields of Ireland and yellow cabs of New York). We loved it’s quirky vibe, the well named streets… life lived on the canals… pirates… practical furniture hooks at the tops of buildings (owing to the narrow stairs)… and old school shop signs… the Vondelpark, a very pretty… View Post