Monthly Archives: June 2022

Summer Boredom Busters

Here’s a list of summer adventures to go on together — many for free and without leaving home. PS: Be sure to sign up for my newsletter for articles like this and exclusive free downloads each month. Get Outside Go on a massive treasure hunt with Geocaching Discover new walking paths or hiking trails nearby… Read more »

Summer Books & Activities

Summer is all about adventure, and we can always go on adventures inside books. We’ve compiled our Top Summer Book Picks and suggested an activity to go along with each one. Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey My absolute favourite. A classic story of one summer on an island in Maine. Activity: Make a paper… Read more »

Father’s Day Book Picks

Here are ten books to celebrate the unconditional love of dads. Dads, you are amazing! Daddy Kisses by Anne Gutman and Georg Hallensleben Cuddles and kisses abound in this sweet book about baby animals snuggling with their dads. Shop Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram One of the… Read more »

Typed on an Olivetti Lettera 32

This is an Olivetti Lettera 32 typewriter (1963). It is one of the first portable typewriters. And how fitting because it is an extremely well-traveled typewriter. A globe-trotter. It’s lived in: London, Uganda, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Oxford and now New York City. (Like me.) It was my mother’s and she gave it to me… Read more »