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Royal Gunpowder Mills – 04/11/17

  Today we went to the Fireworks event at Royal Gunpowder Mills. Some of you may know why we haven’t been there for three years – our last visit ended somewhat disgustingly, with a toddler who was neither completely toilet … Continue reading

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Re-Opened Discover Centre – 01/08/16

So here’s a great way to start August – go to the newly reopened Discover Centre! And you might thank me for that recommedation, as August is invariably wet and miserable (my “months of the year” jigsaw when I was … Continue reading

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Southwark Park – 29/07/16

There are many reasons to return to South London – some good, some bad, some sad. This was a mixture of good and sad, as our friend Maria is moving away and it was the last time we were going … Continue reading

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All-New Vauxhall City Farm – 03/06/16

You know that feeling when you’re trying to condense an entire half term into one day? Well, that was today. The kids have been away at the grandparents’ all week while Nathan and I worked, and I had this one … Continue reading

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Pantry & Co Giveaway!!

Now, those of you who don’t live in Highams Park may not have heard this particular piece of news, but for you local types there’s no excuse….unless you’ve been living under a rock. So, for the sole benefit of those … Continue reading

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Oh My! Coffee Shop – 12/01/16

I like to think that I am totally in tune with my readers. Like when it’s January and everyone is still pursuing their New Year’s diet, I write a post about Chingford’s Biggest Chocolate Brownie. But you know what else January … Continue reading

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The Shard – 30/10/15

Of late, Reuben has acquired a new interest to go with all the other obsessions. He’s into London Landmarks. Is it because his mother’s a London blogger and has dragged him around the capital on blogging jaunts for six years … Continue reading

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May Mayhem

Yes, May is almost upon us, which means I have a very nearly 3-year-old. She’s been gearing up to be 3 for a long time, what with the constant questions and the whinge button stuck on, but this means I … Continue reading

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The Idol, Barking – 17/04/15

What “keywords” do you look for in the description of a soft play? “Spacious”? “Natural Light”? “Coffee on tap”? How about “sinister”? That was the description of The Idol soft play in Barking, by its Turner-nominated designer Marvin Gaye Chetwynd. … Continue reading

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Oliver Jeffers at the Discover Centre – 28/02/15

  Now, Friday was a nice sunny day but Saturday not so much. It was cold, grey and drizzly and we needed an adventure. We’ve been East Londoners for almost a year now, but I still hadn’t got round to … Continue reading

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