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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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Q&A With Richard Lewis of Octonauts Live! Plus Giveaway!

We are ever so excited about Octonauts Live coming to the stage next month and are very honoured to have an EXCLUSIVE Q&A with the director and adaptor of the show, Richard Lewis. And we even have a sneaky extra … Continue reading

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The Art of the Brick – 24/09/14

What can be done with the humble Lego brick that has never been done before? That’s what you might wonder, as new exhibition “The Art of the Brick” rolls into town. But artist Nathan Sawaya has managed to create something … Continue reading

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The Bucket and Spade List Part 9 – RAF Museum

We are 75% of the way through this list. And summer’s not over yet, no no. Just because it was dark this morning and Roo’s back at school and I’ve just written a post about Christmas…none of that means I … Continue reading

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Big Fish Little Fish Hackney – 21/09/14

So in a blogging fail to add to all my other blogging fails, I went to BFLF today with a thoroughly uncharged phone. So did Nathan. Net result was a complete lack of photos of this East London pirate extravaganza. … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming!

I know at least one person is going to rebuke me for even talking about Christmas, but there are Christmas chocolates on the shelves, the mornings are getting darker and -most excitingly – I’ve been asked to be an official … Continue reading

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Hippopo Thames – 17/09/14

It’s funny how much can change in 6 months.  We only left Vauxhall in March but the gentrification that pushed housing out of our price range has gathered pace.  Now, Vauxhall has its own Street Food Garden,  swanky new tower … Continue reading

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The Bucket and Spade List Part 8 – Spitalfields City Farm

  I’m really tired today. Eva had me up during the night, I was working today and then looking after Roo and that’s the reason my brain is running so slowly that I can’t even mock hipsters properly. It’s taken … Continue reading

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The Bucket and Spade List Part 7 – Nando’s and Book Benches

  Sometimes change is for the best. You have to make your choices and move on. That’s what I kept telling myself as I stared at a Nando’s menu, willing myself to order something that wasn’t a chicken pitta. We … Continue reading

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