’16 Kids and Counting’ – The Sullivan Family One Year On

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    Don’t miss the 2017 update at the end of this post Our two episodes of ’16 Kids and Counting’ have now been aired once again in the UK, as well as in many countries all over the world. It has been over a year since they were originally shown and almost two years… Read More

The redecorating chaos continues…

The clean-up team got to work

    Work on the house has continued this week and, as you might expect, stress levels have been ever-so-slightly increased. The problem is that the house is only a certain size, possessing a certain amount of space and where storage and room to move is limited. When two rooms are out of action and… Read More

Our Family Story on Film

All twelve children - the Sullivan family

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Our Big Family Road Trip: Mount Vesuvius and Herculaneum

Mount Vesuvius

      As we were staying only an hour or so away, one of the main places we had hoped to visit during our stay in Caserta was the ancient Roman town of Herculaneum. Herculaneum, or Ercolano as the modern locals call it, is situated southeast of Naples at the foot of Mount Vesuvius.… Read More

Our Big Family Road Trip: Orvieto

Orvieto Cathedral

      From Padua we travelled down to a tiny area called Sermugnano in the Umbria region of central Italy. The property we rented was set within the owner’s private estate and was close to the small town of Orvieto, which is set high on vertical cliffs upon a mass of tufa rock.  The… Read More

Our Big Family Road Trip: Lake Garda… in the fog

Lake Garda

    We have had plenty of opportunities to practise the finer art of patience during this trip.  We have also had to deal with disappointment of plans going awry for one reason or another, most usually through poor weather, or parking or accessibility issues with Jalopy. This was one of them. We decided to… Read More