Tag Archives: Central London

“Kate in Oz” – The Kate & Mim-Mim Premiere – 22/10/16

London is a city of contrasts and it’s fair to say that Eva and I experienced two extremes today – a swanky Soho premiere in the morning and a romp around Epping Forest in the afternoon. Not that she wanted … Continue reading

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British Museum – 25/09/16

  It’s been a long time since we last visited the British Museum – while I loved the idea of it from E Nesbit books and half-remembered school trips, it never seemed like a very practical place to take small … Continue reading

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LWAT is 500 – A Monopoly Special pt 4 (Light Blues and Half the Stations)

Oh gentle reader, we’re nearing the end now. I know it’s been a hard going series of blog posts,but trust me, doing it was harder than reading about it. When we finished part 3 we were boarding the Bakerloo Line … Continue reading

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LWAT is 500 – A Monopoly Special pt 2 (Oranges, Reds, Pinks, Yellows)

As any Monopoly player will tell you, fate is a fickle mistress. One minute you’re building houses on Oxford Street, next you’re having to mortgage them all to pay your brother-in-law his Mayfair rent. And will he let you go … Continue reading

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LWAT is 500 – A Monopoly Special pt 1 (Dark Blues, Greens, Some Other Bits…)

Hooray! It’s time to pull a very special party popper. If I can summon the energy…oh wait…no, that’s too much. I’m so tired. So, so tired. You’ll see why. We decided to celebrate by visiting every road on the Monopoly … Continue reading

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Project MC2 Season 2 Launch – 12/08/16

You may remember that last year, we went along to the launch of a new series, designed to get young girls interested in science. Four sassy friends – McKayla, Adrienne, Bryden and Camryn – use science, math(s) and tech to … 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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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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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Shakespeare 400

It’s taken me a week to write this, not because it wasn’t a nice afternoon out but because a tiny girl I know is turning 4 imminently and it seems to have distracted me from most things this week, including … Continue reading

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