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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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Summer Holidays are Here!

We’re one day in and I’m sporting one motherhecker of a sunburn, thanks to a 4.5 hr session in Myatt’s Fields this afternoon. The water was on intermittently – I think it was between 12:30 and 2 then again 3-5 … 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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#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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May Half Term Preview 2016

Do you have a stressed out 7-year-old, who’s been stretched by SATS? Or a 4-year-old who says she has to “work hard but only when I’m writing in my book”? Well, don’t worry about busting them out of school for … Continue reading

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Parks and Waterslides

Last week, as I was writing a hard-hitting piece on my cuddly local MP, I made a promise on my Facebook page. I promised that, before long, I’d move on from the political agitation and serve up a more traditional … Continue reading

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Rave-A-Roo – 19/02/16

Three days of school and it already feels like half term was an age ago. But it did happen, the kids did disappear for most it and I managed to squeeze just one Day of Fun with them. Our destination … Continue reading

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Highams Park Playground – 16/10/15

I’m a special kind of tired today. The kind of tired that you get when you go out for a rowdy curry night with the local mothers and then get up for the school run and then wait ages for … Continue reading

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Hackney Hijinks

Today I had the pleasure of hanging out with Bob and Boby. Now, Bob and I have done a lot of foolish things together – one of which was chronicled on this blog and most of which are not suitable … Continue reading

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Asteys Row – 20/09/2015

I love it when we stumble upon tiny parks that turn out to be quirky gems. That’s what happened today – on a sunny Sunday, wandering through Canonbury on the way to church (new church awooga!), we earmarked a small … Continue reading

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