Merry Christmas from Topsy Turvy Tribe 2017

Merry Christmas

This Christmas we have travelled from Central Portugal to the Costa del Sol in Spain to spend some quality time with family; Grandma, Grandad, Aunties, Uncles and cousins, just as it should be at Christmas time perfect. It’s not quite as cold as England here, in fact we spent this afternoon on the beach. The boys were […]


Riofrio is a small town an hours drive from Granada, 5kms from Loja, Spain.  It is a town of two rivers, the Rio Frio,  from which the then gets its name and the Salado rivers run through the town. The town is well known for it’s trout and caviar,  winning the accolade of the world’s […]

Cortijo in remote Granada, Andalucia, Spain

Escaping the Rat Race – A New Chapter

We have been in our new house-sit for just over a week.  We moved away from the the beautiful beaches of Andalusia, the hustle and bustle of the touristic Costa del Sol and travelled up to a remote part of the mountainous province of Granada.  Our Casita is a two bedroomed house adjacent to a Cortijo, […]

Two kids under Two

When Chaos was born it felt so right.  He was a part of the missing piece of our puzzle.  Hubbie and I had a pretty similar upbringing, both the youngest of three kids and we really wanted kids of our own.  We didn’t meet until we were 32/33 and only felt ready to have kids […]