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St Pancras Lock Open Weekend – 04/02/17

Some days are harder sells than others – when we were sitting in our friends’ flat in Hackney, watching the rain streak the windows the idea of an afternoon on the canalside wasn’t as appealing as it could have been. … 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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Walthamstow Wanders

December was both a busy and a sickly month and January has not – as yet – been a massive improvement. But in between the stomach bugs and theatre trips we have occasionally managed to do some wandering around Walthamstow, … Continue reading

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“A Night at the Pictures” at Wood Street Indoor Market

Walthamstow is full of surprises. There’s an evening disco for ageing indie kids, an Acoustic Massive that apparently accepts any old blogger and now there’s a haddock-slapping theatre company who want to entertain you in an old cinema. The show … Continue reading

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Labor Day Review

If you read my last post, you’ll know that I was off to far-West London on the District Line, having deposited the children, tired and full of sugar, on Nathan at London Bridge. The freedom was exhilarating. For a while … Continue reading

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Christmas in London 2013

It’s December, which means it’s officially time to start getting a bit Christmassy. In the space of one day, we have managed to drink mulled wine, eat mince pies, sing carols and watch “Uncle Buck”, which Eva’s Godfather assures us … Continue reading

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Northern Highlights – 14/09/13

One of the very many criticisms levelled at this blog is that it’s too South London centric. Cause I live in South London and hang out here quite a lot, the Google map ends up looking a bit bottom-heavy. Like … Continue reading

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A (Rick) Witter….

Yes, it’s one of those posts where I talk about random bits and pieces, following the LWAT philosophy that hopefully something I say will be useful to someone somewhere someday. First off, you may recall that I got quite excited … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Brixton

So let me tell you a story, all about my day. It’ll have some interesting bits, honest. We’ve been in rural Hampshire for a week, so decided to go for maximum contrast by spending our first day back in Brixton. … Continue reading

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Big Fish Little Fish – 14/07/13

(I started writing this on Sunday, so for argument’s sake…let’s say it’s still Sunday when you read it) It’s been a long and complex day, so buckle up baby, I’m gonna tell you all about it, in excruciating detail. This … Continue reading

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