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It’s Olympics Week !

On your marks, get set…if your children are aged 9 to 15 and they love sports there’s a very exciting (and free!) event coming up at the Musée Olympique in Ouchy from the 14th – 18th of October 2012: the 32nd Semaine Olympique. There will be over 40 free sports activities to choose from including fencing, taekwondo, judo, American football, ice-hockey, capoeira and even cheerleading ! If you have younger children as well, […]

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The Olympics: Far Away, So Close !

On our return flight from Canada we met two young Canadians wearing their official Olympic tracksuits, getting ready to board their plane as everyone around them cheered them on: “Good luck guys!” It was a special moment (my eldest boy was thrilled) and I felt a bit disappointed that, away from London, we’d miss out a bit on all the Olympic excitement our friends were about to experience first hand. However, […]

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