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London with a Tiddler part 2

Eva and I have been busy again. Evidence keeps suggesting that the best way to keep Eva asleep during the day is just to keep moving. How does that work for me? Ah, it doesn’t really…but it means we’ve had … Continue reading

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The Christmas Pudding Race and the “Rise of the Guardians” Funland – 01/12/12

Longest blog title. EVER. What it should have said was “we wandered around Central London a bit in the cold”. But in doing so, we both watched “The Christmas Pudding Race” and visited a winter playground in Leicester Square. I … Continue reading

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Children’s fireworks in Corams Fields – 02/11/12

If I told you that the words “parenting genius” had been applied to this day out, would that be raising your expectations to an unmanageable level? If I told you that those same words had been used with a question … Continue reading

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Croydon with a toddler

Well, a preschooler really. But let’s ignore that particular Inconvenient Truth. So, we went back to Beanies, Croydon today. Last time I visited, it was with a  3-week-old baby and no Reuben. It was lovely and mellow and peaceful. This … Continue reading

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Tate Modern – 20/10/12

I haven’t been to the Tate Modern for a long time. Not in fact, since I had a baby boy who was the same age as my baby girl is now. We were overdue for another visit, especially as Roo’s … Continue reading

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That Place on the Corner – 30/08/12

There you go, as soon as I’ve written a new post on toddler-friendly cafes, then I go to another one. Again without my toddler. But I had a 16 month-old on loan instead. And Eva, obviously. Our destination this time … Continue reading

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A few more places to eat with a toddler….

Running around playing is all well and good when you’re a little soul. But eventually, that little ball of energy has to refuel. They may not like it. They may insist “I NOT hungry. I wanna plaaaaaayyyyyyyyy!” but  they usually … Continue reading

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London with a baby

No, I haven’t had it yet! Still very much pregnant and very much fed up with it…. But a facebook post from a friend visiting London with her 6-month old made me feel like I should dig into my memory … Continue reading

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Wandering along the South Bank

As you may have discerned from this blog (if you are indeed the discerning type. I do hope you are), I like things that are either a) free b) cheap or c) something I can get my money’s worth out … Continue reading

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Royal Festival Hall

This is another London-Mother staple. It’s fairly central, easy to get to and they don’t mind you sitting there for hours without buying anything. But they also have a cafe (and a bar!) selling tea and coffee, a soup and … Continue reading

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