Category Archives: Facts! And facts are important!

Need to Leave the House?

I know it’s difficult to imagine moving far off the sofa when it’s this dang cold but c’mon London, there is a world of opportunity out there. I’m snuggling right down tonight in the lurid reindeer onesie my choirsters gifted … Continue reading

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Why I’m Marching on Saturday

Marching doesn’t come easily to me, especially in January. If there’s an opportunity to protest while sitting down and having a cup of coffee, I’ll generally take that option. But sometimes you have to make a stand. This Friday, the … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas….

  We’ve officially declared it Christmas season – the tree is up, the presents are ordered and I’m singing Christmas songs. Admittedly I’ve been doing that last one since August but for pragmatic rather than festive reasons. With that in … Continue reading

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“The Snowman” Winner Announced

Happy Monday, World! I’ll keep this brief as I find it hard to blog with a bowl of cereal in one hand and kids demanding things by shouting in my ear…but, we have a winner for “The Snowman” comp. Congratulations … Continue reading

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Autumn Preview

It doesn’t feel like it this balmy night but Autumn really isn’t far away, is it? Please tell me this summer holiday is almost over… Yes, yes it is. And here are some things to look forward to this Autumn. … Continue reading

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Some Summer Theatre Picks for You…

  How’s your summer been so far? Long? Me too. So I’m back with a few more ideas of Stuff To Do To Entertain Those Dang Kids. First off, if you’re looking for entertainment in East London TODAY! then don’t … 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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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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May Half Term Preview 2016

Do you have a stressed out 7-year-old, who’s been stretched by SATS? Or a 4-year-old who says she has to “work hard but only when I’m writing in my book”? Well, don’t worry about busting them out of school for … Continue reading

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