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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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The Brutalist Playground – 31/07/15

Ever wondered what the toilets look like in the Royal Institute of British Architects look like? Beautifully landscaped, you’d bet? Well you’d be right and now you can wonder no longer because that’s the exact spot we’re starting this blog … Continue reading

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Lordship Lane Recreation Ground – LWAT is 400!

As you might have noticed, it’s been a bit of a full-on half term, both in blogging terms and actually getting-out-of-the-house-and-doing-stuff terms. Funnily enough, they always seem to go together. So when I was contemplating how to mark the 400th … Continue reading

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Peckham Rye Adventure Playground – 26/05/15

  Yesterday, it was sunny. Really sunny. The kind of day that leaves a vivid red mark on your shoulders with only a finger-shaped patch of white to show where you rubbed some of the kids’ sun cream off. I … Continue reading

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Wanstead Park – 01/05/15

  Did I mention that we are approaching the age of Maximum Whinge? Well, don’t worry if you missed it…there’ll be plenty later on in the post. Our destination yesterday was Chalet Wood, Wanstead Park, to see the spectacular bluebell … Continue reading

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Full of Beans, Highbury – 31/01/15

See, I told you we’d get past Walthamstow one day. Granted, not very far past Walthamstow – in fact, just ten minutes down the Victoria Line – but it counts. We have friends in Highbury, who have nativised to the … Continue reading

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February Fun Things

  Yes, that’s alliterative. Kinda. If you say it like a 5-year-old. So there. It’s almost the end of January! Whoop! January is a miserable, long, dark month, when no-one has any money. February, meanwhile, is a bit lighter and … Continue reading

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Kidzmania – 02/11/14

After I returned from Kidzmania last Sunday, I popped to Tesco where I bumped into a friend. She’d been to A&E…and still thought she’d had the better deal when I told her where I’d been. Kidzmania is well-named – it … 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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The Bucket and Spade List Part 5 – Clissold Park

Yes, it’s the last week of the holidays and we’re not even halfway through the list. I’m OK with that. The list will go on. But we ticked off another item yesterday, with a trip to Clissold Park with Tammy … Continue reading

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