Category Archives: Creating precious childhood memories or something (days out)

Pirate Party at the Tamesis Dock – 15/06/13

Having a 4-year-old’s birthday party on a boat is either genius or madness. I wasn’t sure before the party and I remain unsure after the party. Still, it was good enough to blog about. Reuben asked for a Pirate Dinosaur-themed … Continue reading

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Devon With a Toddler

Yes, you read that right. I went to Devon with a toddler. I think. Well, I didn’t go there with one but I seem to have one now. Almost. Eva has taken the opportunity of a week away to try … Continue reading

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Chris and Pui Roadshow – 19/05/13

We’ve been to some pretty cool gigs in our time. Even some secret gigs in tiny clubs with our cool DJ friends. You know, cool stuff. Cause we used to be cool. I don’t know why I mention this. Anyway, … Continue reading

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LolliBop 2013!!

Some of you may remember my sugar-hyped, sun-stroked review of LolliBop 2012. It was crazily hot, crazily colourful and crazily fun. We met a ZingZilla and we saw – among others – Alex from CBeebies, who I had the weirdest … Continue reading

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Crazy Chimps Opening Party – 14/04/13

I am in shock. It wasn’t Crazy Chimps’ fault but oh my…We’ll get to that bit later. It has something to do with that oh-so-angelic boy driving the yellow truck. We’ll get there. So, today was the opening of the … Continue reading

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Lazy Town Series Launch – 05/04/13

A few years back – well, about 8 years back- Nathan was having a conversation with our niece Natalie, who was around Roo’s age then. She was telling him all about a friend of hers called Stephanie who would only … Continue reading

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Things to do at half-term in London

Happy Valentines’ Day! Reuben and I made these lovely heart-shaped chocolate brownies for Nathan as a secret surprise. It wasn’t the most secret or surprising…in fact, the secret was hinted at yesterday morning, when Reuben sent Nathan off to work … Continue reading

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Bertie&Boo Adventure Island – 09/02/13

Sooo…what to do with a rainy Saturday afternoon? One option was to drive around the M25 with some friends (yes, they were doing it for fun), which would have sent the kids to sleep but might just have sent me … Continue reading

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Riding the ducky boat – a trip with London Duck Tours

You may remember some time ago, in a long week of quarantine, the kids and I went on a “ducky-spotting” adventure –  we followed the ducky boat and watched it splash in at Vauxhall. Now, I showed this to the … Continue reading

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A fun family day out on the Old Kent Road

You can’t say I never show my kids a good time. This week we’ve been to the cinema to watch a DVD, the cinema again (Eva only) to watch one of the worst movies ever and to various playgroups and … Continue reading

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