Alice Griffin

Alice Griffin is a travel writer whose words have appeared in numerous publications, both online and in print. She is also author of the book Tales from a Travelling Mum. Alice enjoys exploring the UK in her traditional narrowboat home or tiny weekend camper, and she indulges in adventures abroad whenever she gets the chance. Thankfully, her six-year-old daughter is a constant and contented travelling companion who thrives on learning in the big, wide world. Alice loves nature, vegetarian food and giant atlases. www.alicegriffin.co.uk

Posts by: Alice Griffin

Bon Appétit!

Bon Appétit!

When I put breakfast down on the table for my six-year-old daughter, it is not unusual to receive a “Bon Appétit, Mummy!” in response. I think most of us Brits can pull a phrase or two of French out from a dusty corner of our mind to pass on to our children, and anything food-related is certainly guaranteed to stick in my home!

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Learning French with the family

Learning French with the family

It was a grey morning, but we were thankful for the absence of rain and unexpected warmth as we strolled along the streets of Paris. My six-year-old daughter ran ahead—a pink birthday balloon tied to her backpack, a spring in her step and a smile on her face.

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