Monthly Archives: July 2011

The rest of Battersea Park

There’s nothing like a bit of controversy and Battersea Park is nothing if not controversial. It’s home to the Adventure Playground that made it into the national news for charging £2.50 per person. Britain truly was Disgusted of SW11. But … Continue reading

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An updated map

Who doesn’t love a Google map?

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Ben & Jerry’s Festival – 24/07/11

So, it turns out that Ben & Jerry’s Festival is another one of those things which is actually less fun with a toddler. Another shocker! The lazing around on picnic blankets becomes charging around other people’s picnic blankets. The 8 … Continue reading

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Walthamstow 22/07/11

Ode to the new Victoria Line trains Feel like I’m in space Every time I look at you I think you’re really ace There’s room inside for me and Roo You take me to a place In fact you go … Continue reading

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Where not to take a toddler in London

(or…what I’ve learnt today) #1 Pret a Manger picnic in “Euston Plaza”. Your toddler will chase the pigeons. The pigeons will eat your lunch. The old guy next to you will shake his head despairingly. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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London Wetlands Centre – 05/03/11

OK, this is one for a nice sunny day…Not a slightly cloudy, very cold Saturday in March. But maybe that’s just me. London Wetlands Centre – feels like the countryside, despite being just south of Hammersmith (and “rural” is not … Continue reading

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A round-up of South London soft plays

You know what a soft play is. They’re the things that knacker your toddler out but you as well, they make your hair static and if your toddler is wearing Primark trousers, it makes them static too. I have learnt … Continue reading

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Royal Festival Hall

This is another London-Mother staple. It’s fairly central, easy to get to and they don’t mind you sitting there for hours without buying anything. But they also have a cafe (and a bar!) selling tea and coffee, a soup and … Continue reading

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New Cross in the rain 16/07/11

Not the most promising title, I know…. We have some friends that live in New Cross and they were having a BBQ today (in the rain…cause we’re British). Roo was getting restless inside, so we took him to the park … Continue reading

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The offical “London With A Toddler” map

So, you can find this stuff…. mappy goodness

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