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Children’s Christmas Theatre Preview

I know it’s not Christmas yet but we gotta start facing up to the reality of it. I have Nathan filling advent calendar bags with Lego as I type, we’re planning our Christmas day present opening schedule and if you … Continue reading

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VIctorian Santa’s Grotto at Museum of London Docklands – 17/12/16

I feel like I may have gone into Christmas-panic mode. I’ve got Nathan wrapping presents and watching “Scrooged” while I down Minstrels, print out carol music and blog about Santa’s grottos. I may yet go for an emergency Tesco trip … 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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Dear Father Christmas – 23/12/15

After some unseasonable warmth and some depressing drizzle,  the weather has finally rallied and produced the kinda cold blue skies that you want just before Christmas. Well,  not that cold.  But blue! Perfect for offsetting the Oxford St Christmas lights: … Continue reading

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Sutton House’s Surreal Santa’s Grotto – 05/12/15

I like to think my kids have a certain amount of balance in their lives. I’ll give you an example – here’s the lunch Eva and I had yesterday: Vegan vegetable soup, hand-prepared by small children and cooked over a … Continue reading

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Christmas Family Theatre Preview

I went to Costa today and  I swear to you, it was Christmas in there. They had a Christmas tree, Eva was eating gingerbread Santas and I sang along to “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”. So don’t tell me … Continue reading

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CBeebies “Peter Pan” Review

  At last! I’ve been sitting on this review since October and I can finally share my thoughts with the world. I’m sure you’ve been desperate to hear them. It’s CBeebies panto time! Woooo! This year, the story tackled was … Continue reading

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FLASH GIVEAWAY – Winner Announced!!

Yes, get me…I’m blogging at 8am, mid school-run prep. True only one of us is dressed and one of us is still asleep, but I have a competition winner to announce and that’s more important than having trousers on when … Continue reading

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FLASH GIVEAWAY – Happily Ever After

Yesterday, Eva and I enjoyed some magical fairytale theatre, courtesy of “Happily Ever After“. Today, you could win tickets to go too! It’s only running till Sunday, so this will only run for 24 hours-  we’ll be announcing the winner … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After – 15/12/14

  It’s been a quiet week on the LWAT front, thanks to a little touch of stomach flu. But I’m all better and we have been adventuring again. Today’s destination – Theatro Technis, for the “Happily Ever After” show, a … Continue reading

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