Monthly Archives: September 2016

British Museum – 25/09/16

  It’s been a long time since we last visited the British Museum – while I loved the idea of it from E Nesbit books and half-remembered school trips, it never seemed like a very practical place to take small … Continue reading

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BerkoFest – 10/09/16

It’s Nathan’s birthday. Those of you who have seen the early morning wonders bestowed on him by our children will be surprised to learn that there was more to this day than a home made paper aeroplane (Eva) and a … Continue reading

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LWAT is 500 – A Monopoly Special pt 5 (The Short Version)

  Having rambled on for 6000 words about our Monopoly travels around London, I thought it’d be useful to have a quick summary of the route and stops, in case anyone else fancies doing it. It’s split over two days, … Continue reading

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LWAT is 500 – A Monopoly Special pt 4 (Light Blues and Half the Stations)

Oh gentle reader, we’re nearing the end now. I know it’s been a hard going series of blog posts,but trust me, doing it was harder than reading about it. When we finished part 3 we were boarding the Bakerloo Line … Continue reading

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Lwat is 500- A Monopoly Special pt 3 (The Browns and Half the Stations)

As you might have gathered from the start of Part 2, our Monopoly game got delayed by 24 hours or so. You don’t need the details. But luckily we had Bank Holiday Monday as back-up time and we were gonna … Continue reading

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LWAT is 500 – A Monopoly Special pt 2 (Oranges, Reds, Pinks, Yellows)

As any Monopoly player will tell you, fate is a fickle mistress. One minute you’re building houses on Oxford Street, next you’re having to mortgage them all to pay your brother-in-law his Mayfair rent. And will he let you go … Continue reading

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LWAT is 500 – A Monopoly Special pt 1 (Dark Blues, Greens, Some Other Bits…)

Hooray! It’s time to pull a very special party popper. If I can summon the energy…oh wait…no, that’s too much. I’m so tired. So, so tired. You’ll see why. We decided to celebrate by visiting every road on the Monopoly … Continue reading

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