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Summer Holiday Preview Part 3: London Duck Tours

Continuing our series on the newly-arrived summer holidays, here’s a chat with another iconic London attraction – the “ducky boat“, aka London Duck Tours Please note that the tour is not recommended for children (toddlers!) under 3. 1) What do you … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday Preview Part 2 – Long Distance Train Travel with Kids

I’m writing this from an underground train on the Northern Line, heading towards Waterloo. Earlier today, we got the bus from Kennington to Euston. You may be forgiven for thinking that this is all we do every Saturday – obsessively … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday Preview Part 1 – The London Eye

“It’s Summer, it’s Summer (oh oh oh)…Happy in the Morning, Happy in the evening, Hooray for the summertime….” <switches CBeebies off for a moment> Yes, it’s finally looking summery out there, and the school holidays start next week, which means, … Continue reading

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Competition Time – LolliBop Tickets to be Won!!

This competition is now closed. Many thanks for all your entries. Yes, you heard that right. It’s a very exciting competition to win a Family Ticket to LolliBop! All you need to do is answer a simple question. More details … Continue reading

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LolliBop Line Up Announced! (And some other bits of news)

It’s the news that all of you have been waiting for….the full LolliBop line-up has been released! I remember well this nervous waiting from when they announced the Reading line up every year, and in 1999 my (now) brother-in-law made … Continue reading

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Some Playground News….

This is the update I actually meant to post yesterday, instead of getting a bit of a rant on. But yes, I do feel better for it. Thanks for asking. Yesterday’s post contained a lot of words and almost no … Continue reading

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Things to do over May half term in London

This is a guest post by Angus Carbarns, blogger and travel writer. He’s previewing some of London’s half-term activities because we are skipping off to countrysideshire again. Yes, you read that right. Two trips to the country in one month. … Continue reading

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A Quick Reminder About LolliBop

I’m in the depths of the countryside right now, with only Eva’s bodyweight in chocolate between me and those malicious looking sheep…but just a quick reminder that LolliBop tickets are on sale now! And why not have a quick peek … Continue reading

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Sunday News…

I seem to be doing a lot of these kind of updates at the moment. If you’re an infrequent visitor to London, it probably isn’t interesting and please accept my apologies. If you’re a resident of SE11, it probably is … Continue reading

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Where to live in London with a toddler pt 6 – Greenwich and Blackheath

I may have described Greenwich as the countryside in the past and I stick by that. It’s very nice, pretty expensive and unsurprisingly has lots of families about the place. Nearby Blackheath has a village-y feel and by saying that, … Continue reading

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