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Announcing….

That Bob and I are doing something stupid. ┬áThis might not be news, but it’s all for a good cause – two good causes, in fact. Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge? Well, we’re kinda super-sizing that and plunging into the … Continue reading

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Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

Dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-de-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dumdumDUM EXPLORE! RESCUE! PROTECT! Yes, it’s finally time for my Octonauts Live review. All the giveaways, interviews, school-wrangling, rearranging and queuing over the Dartford crossing lead to this….two hours to kill in Central Park, Dartford. I like to be early, … Continue reading

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London With a Toddler – The Movie

Well, kinda… A very talented colleague of mine filmed me and the kids blathering about Corams’ Fields and managed to make it into something quite beautiful, even with my stupid looking face. Watch it here!

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CBeebies “Peter Pan” – Our Awfully Big Adventure

Before I tell you about our epic day yesterday, I need to make one thing clear – I am giving nothing away about the 2014 CBeebies Panto. It was magical, brilliant and remarkably well-cast but beyond that, nothing is escaping … Continue reading

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Tree Fu Winner Announced!!

Hello readers and apologies for the lateness of this post. It’s been a crazy kind of week, and not in a fun way…more in that sleep-regressive way that makes you contemplate calling the local wolf-pack and asking them to take … Continue reading

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North Walthamstow Jumble Trail – 04/10/14

Is anyone worried that London With a Toddler has got too shiny, too commercial, too slick? After all, we’ve had what you might describe as both decent content and decent giveaways recently. Worry not! This post has all the LWAT … Continue reading

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Q Pootle 5 – The Great Space Race

Now, I might have mentioned before that Reuben likes Q Pootle 5. There was a long period of time where he refused to get dressed until he’d seen it (and sometimes, that still happens). So he was thrilled to get … Continue reading

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Octowinner announced…!!

“He dug for treasure He scratched for fleas The bravest pirate on the seven seas” Even Calico Jack would find it hard to come up with a foolproof way of hiding a winner’s name from the preview text but we … Continue reading

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News from the Wonderful World of CBeebies…and Another Giveaway!!

  It’s no secret that my kids love CBeebies and so I’m always excited when I get any Beebies news to share with you. And this week I have four bits. FOUR! And one of them is a giveaway. It’s … Continue reading

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The Bucket and Spade List Part 10 – The Met Line

The first thing I need to warn you about the Met line is how much concentration it requires to actually catch it. Any Met line platform on Central London is probably moonlighting as a Circle line platform as well. And … Continue reading

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