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Chelsea in Bloom 2018
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Chelsea in Bloom 2018

  I escaped the usual Wednesday afternoon routine yesterday to the dream land of Chelsea in Bloom 2018. Chelsea in Bloom 2018 It is a fringe event to Chelsea Flower Show, an art show where the shops and streets of Chelsea are adorned with…

25th May 2018
London's The Wallace Collection - Art Gallery and Afternoon Tea
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Afternoon Tea at The Wallace Collection

  My lovely step-mum moved down from up north to the other side of London last summer. This means that we can do things like pop over for coffee or meet up for afternoons in London instead of a pre-planned four hour journey to meet…

1st January 2018
London's Christmas Lights 2016
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London’s Christmas Lights

  A couple of Saturday’s ago, I took Seren into London to see the Christmas lights and shop windows to help us get into the Christmas mood. We started at Trafalgar Square and meandered down the Strand, up through Covent Garden and Seven Dials…

12th December 2017
Alice Underground Immersive Theatre at Waterloo Vaults
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Alice Underground at Waterloo Vaults

  I went to the fabulous (or frabjous as Lewis Carroll would say) Alice Underground at Waterloo Vaults a few weeks ago. If you are in any way a fan of Alice in Wonderland or immersive theatre or just bonkers nights out in London then this experience…

31st May 2017
V&A Paddling Pool
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The Paddling Pool at the V&A

  If you’re in South Kensington soon for the museums and need to cool off – head to the paddling pool in the John Madejski Gardens at the V&A. It’s a bit of a secret (they don’t seem to mention it on their website)…

25th May 2017
The View from the Shard with Chesterton's Polo
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The View from the Shard with Chestertons Polo in the Park

  Champagne tasting whilst hearing about the Chestertons Polo in the Park tournament? At the top of The Shard? Whilst my children are being entertained by party entertainers to Royalty? Oh go on then! Though I skipped the taking my kids part as – regular…

22nd May 2017
Capel-Manor-Gardens-in-Spring
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Spring at Capel Manor Gardens

  I’ve written about Capel Manor Gardens a few times. It’s one of the loveliest days out to be had in our neck of the woods and it’s 5 year old Seren’s “happy place”. We renewed our family membership last week and friends joined us…

11th April 2017
Audley End Miniature Railway Fairy & Elf Walk
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20 Places We Want To Visit in 2017

  Now we’re back from our half-term break, I’ve been thinking about our next holiday, probably in the summer, and also plotting lots of days out and family time! Here is my top 20 lists of places for days out in and around London…

23rd February 2017
Christmas Eve
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Christmas 2016

  Happy Twixmas! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and are enjoying these funny in-between days. We are enjoying having some down time all together after such a hectic December. Kids are playing with new toys, lots of films are being watched, I’m…

29th December 2016
Kids Menu at Wagamama
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Kids Dining at Wagamama

  On our trip to London last weekend, Seren requested “NOODLES!” and “GREEN JUICE” for dinner. She means Wagamama, which we went to for the first time in the summer. Which pleases me greatly as I love Wagamama and we don’t have one locally…

30th November 2016
Belmont Children's Farm, Mill Hill, London
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Belmont Children’s Farm

  Imogen and I went over to Belmont Children’s Farm in Mill Hill for a midweek treat last week after being cooped indoors with illness for a few days. Like a lot of toddlers, she is very happy around animals and I fancied a…

10th November 2016
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Fire! Fire! at The Museum of London

A day at the Museum of London including the Fire! Fire! Exhibition This September was 350 years since the Great Fire of London of 1666 and the Museum of London has a wonderful, immersive exhibition to commemorate this anniversary. We went along to see it…

24th October 2016
Cbeebies Prom 2016 at The Royal Albert Hall
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The CBeebies Prom at the Royal Albert Hall

  I still have a bunch of stories from the summer holidays to write up (I’m hoping to get through them by half-term!). On the August Bank Holiday weekend Seren and I went to watch the CBeebies Prom being filmed at the Royal Albert Hall.…

12th October 2016
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The Tiger Who Came To Tea Live

Review of The Tiger Who Came To Tea Live at Cadogan Hall, August 2016.  Confession time. I’ve never liked this book I find the plot rather odd. I mean, why would they just let the tiger eat all their food and drink? Why be so submissive?…

6th September 2016