A few weeks ago one of the Family Holiday Association trustees, David Burling, told me about a school in a poorer part of London that he knew about. He thought that it would be worthwhile reading “Oranges & Lemons; Life in an inner city primary school” a book that had the experiences of Edith Neville Primary School pupils and staff as its subject. Continue reading
The Family Holiday Association is very lucky to have so much support from the travel industry. But then you might expect that people who see at first hand the importance families attach to their holidays might be the first to want to help those less fortunate to also share in the benefits that even a simple break can deliver.
Last Saturday I travelled to Edinburgh to join one such company, Canvas Holidays, as it celebrated its 50th anniversary. Based in Dunfermline, the company was one of the first travel companies to offer package camping holidays in Europe. Continue reading