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Local News and a Not-so-local Trip Out

I have exciting news. So exciting that I had to call Nathan at work and tell him. For phone-related reasons, he had to put me on speaker and so I think he was quite relieved when my exciting news turned … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Westfield Stratford – 29/07/13

Remember watching the Olympics last year? Remember how shiny and finished Stratford looked? Well, forget it. It’s a construction site again, full of half-finished structures and flyovers to nowhere: Imagine driving along that, happily on your way to the Olympic … Continue reading

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Some Playground News….

This is the update I actually meant to post yesterday, instead of getting a bit of a rant on. But yes, I do feel better for it. Thanks for asking. Yesterday’s post contained a lot of words and almost no … Continue reading

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Ladywell Fields – 27/04/13

I have a couple of previous connections with Ladywell Fields. The first is that I used it as the name of a 1930s transvestite in a choose-your-own-adventure-poirot-spoof I wrote for a friend of ours. Along with her friend Victoria Busstation. … Continue reading

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Sunday News…

I seem to be doing a lot of these kind of updates at the moment. If you’re an infrequent visitor to London, it probably isn’t interesting and please accept my apologies. If you’re a resident of SE11, it probably is … Continue reading

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!New Playgrounds!

We interrupt this exciting series of “Where to live in London with a toddler” to bring you a newsflash. You see, there’s been a spate of playground building around south London, and the LWAT sandpit correspondent is on the (play) … Continue reading

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Burgess Park – 19/03/13

The All-new Burgess Park! Last time I came here it was a complete building site and I wasn’t in the best mood. It was the day before Reuben’s 3rd birthday party, we were on our way back from Norfolk and … Continue reading

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Brunswick Park – 01/11/12

Last week had a theme running through it. Friday saw us mooching around the Brunswick Centre, prior to our trip to Coram’s. Thursday was a jaunt to Camberwell to Brunswick Park. Who is this Mr Brunswick who’s splattered his name … Continue reading

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Lucas Gardens – 17/10/12

Ah, Camberwell. Ah, the memories. We lived there for 5 years as newlyweds (as in that time before children….seems a long time ago, doesn’t it?) and it was what Time Out would describe as “buzzy”. Lots of cheap bars and … Continue reading

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Fitzrovia Children’s Playground – 14/10/12

So, you know how often you need to entertain your 3-year-old in Fitzrovia on a Sunday morning? No? Just me? Well, I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s not the most toddler-friendly part of town. It’s pretty hard to find … Continue reading

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