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“Power Up” at the Science Museum – 21/07/16

I mentioned in my last post that the Science Museum are running a very exciting exhibition over the summer, called “Power Up”, featuring 40 years’ worth of vintage video games.  Well, we got a sneak peek at it last night … Continue reading

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Nick Butterworth Winner Announced!

So, who’s the lucky person that’ll be joining the Pootle crew at the Planetarium on Tuesday? It’s Chelsea Williams!! Congratulations Chelsea – let us know what it’s like! If anyone else fancies going, I believe there are still some tickets … Continue reading

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Summer Holidays are Here!

We’re one day in and I’m sporting one motherhecker of a sunburn, thanks to a 4.5 hr session in Myatt’s Fields this afternoon. The water was on intermittently – I think it was between 12:30 and 2 then again 3-5 … Continue reading

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Things We’ve Done in July

I’ve got so far behind in blogging and the summer holidays are coming up so fast that I’m throwing the towel in slightly and just doing a giant round up post. I still have a summer preview to write and … Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY! – Q Pootle 5 Event with Nick Butterworth

The summer holidays are approaching fast but I have a few ideas that’ll keep your kids happy. Like this event – renowned children’s author and illustrator Nick Butterworth is coming to the Royal Observatory in Greenwich  on 26th July for … Continue reading

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Mudchute Farm – 08/07/16

I’ll start with some big news – Nathan won a pub quiz last week. He stored up a question to ask me at home because he thought I would find it nicely challenging, TfL geek that I am. It was … Continue reading

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LWAT is 5! A Disappointing Post

This is Roo and Nathan two years and a month ago, on Reuben’s 5th birthday. I prepped hard for that party, baking a special cake, setting a dinosaur hunt and filling party bags with dino-related goodies. Now my second child, … Continue reading

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#MoreinCommon Picnic to Discuss Brexit -09/07/16

Now, I’ve been trying to keep politics off the blog as much as possible – that’s fodder for my HuffPost posts – but this was a bona fide London event where toddlers were welcome. I’ve never taken the kids on … Continue reading

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Baby Broadway – 25/06/16

There’s no denying that life has been a little gloomy these past few days. And I’m not saying that singing Broadway tunes for 45 minutes will make the pain all go away but well, it’ll help. So Saturday morning saw … Continue reading

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Big Fish Little Fish – 12/06/16

This has taken a while to write up because I was trying to get that epic Legoland post out of the way first. And if you’ve read that 2000-word monster, you’ll understand how tired we were when, the very next … Continue reading

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