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  • Nine months of our new house

    Aha, it’s a blog post about nine months of something that’s not pregnancy (for a change…) But I realised during one of my recent 4am…

    The Science Museum, revisited

    We first took Eliza to the Science Museum in London when she was pretty tiny (cruising but not walking, which is forever ago). She enjoyed…

    Afternoon tea at the Sanderson Hotel – Mad Hatter’s theme

    This week we had afternoon tea at the Sanderson Hotel in London – looking for the best place to have afternoon tea in the capital?…

    How HEMA brightened up our day

    Have you heard of HEMA? It’s the Dutch retail store that’s a mix between Muji, Tiger and the non-flatpack parts of Ikea. I first went…

    Things to do before the baby arrives – the toddler edition

    Following my last pregnancy, I made a list of the ultimate things to do before the baby arrives and everything changes (original list here). Wine, sleep,…

    Can you really take children to a Gordon Ramsay restaurant?

    One of the things I miss the most about our pre-baby life is going out for dinner whenever we felt like it; to celebrate, on…

    How to get a Baby on Board badge

    How do you get hold of your own TFL ‘Baby on Board’ badge to use on London’s public transport? I always assumed you just needed…